Basingstoke 01256 336 100

Winchester 01962 865 152

Senior Buyer

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £35k - 40k per year + benefits

  • Contract


  • Reference


1-1 Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join a large large manufacturer client based on the outskirts of Basingstoke.

The Senior Buyer will be responsible for:

  • The purchasing of raw material goods and services as per agreed procurement terms of contract. 
  • Leading negotiations with suppliers; ensuring the delivery of products and services meet appropriate standards, targets and deadlines with regards to quality, price and delivery of goods. 
  • Providing commercial support to all departments, primarily Production and Engineering,including expenditure and other ad-hoc projects.

Experience required for the sucessful Senior Buyer:

•     Significant experience in Purchasing gained within a manufacturing environment.
•     Previous experience in large scale process plant operations.
•     Degree (or equivalent) and CIPS qualified (preferred)
•     Advanced Excel skills.
•     Experience of developing and maintaining strategic relationships (some overseas travel may be required)
•     Proactive and self reliant.
•     Adaptable and tenacious.
•     Good analytical skills and financial awareness

1-1 Recruitment is one of the leading recruitment agencies for jobs in Basingstoke for permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions. Due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, if you do not hear from a consultant within 5 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. In the meantime please keep an eye on for any other potential vacancies.

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