Senior Buyer

For an important multinational manufacturing Company leader in its sector, we are looking for:


                                                                              SENIOR BUYER



Main activities and responsibilities:

  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified costs, quality and delivery targets
  • Acting with Corporate purchasing function and other relevant departments in order to manage any supply problems which may impact on business operations, according to company policies.
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities
  • Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organisation
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
  • Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities
  • Work closely with plant functions for finding out opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
  • Scouting for new suppliers
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance




  • University Degree preferably in Engineering, possibly in Business Administration
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment
  • Familiarity with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
  • Minimum 4-5 years experience in Direct Spend purchasing and leading negotiations
  • Leadership/project management international experience
  • Experience in the elevator, automotive, metal components or electronics industry would be a plus








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