Senior Purchaser

Ready to advance your procurement career? We are seeking a skilled Senior Purchaser to join an established team for a world leading organisation.
As the Senior Purchaser, you will lead a dynamic team to achieve targets aligned with the company's output plan.

Your responsibilities will include managing communication between internal departments, ensuring the quality and timely delivery of supplies, and fostering strong relationships with suppliers.

You will collaborate closely with manufacturing, projects, and finance teams to optimize efficiencies and drive continuous improvement.
Key Responsibilities:

Lead the operational procurement team.
Execute tactical purchasing activities for both direct and indirect materials.
Manage day-to-day team issues and drive the growth of skills and knowledge within the procurement team.
Support the Supply Chain Manager in meeting KPIs and initiatives.
Negotiate and place purchase orders, ensuring compliance with reporting and delivery promises.
Manage relationships with existing suppliers and negotiate payment terms.
Proactively manage supplier performance to ensure adherence to SLAs and KPIs.
Drive the performance and development of the purchasing team.


Previous experience in a purchasing environment, with a strong understanding of best practices.
Proficiency in SAP MRP is preferred.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to inspire and motivate team members.
Strong leadership, decision-making, and organizational skills.
Significant procurement experience in manufacturing/engineering.
Ideally CIPS qualified or part-qualified.

If you're ready to make a significant impact and be part of a team driving positive change, apply now!

  • Location: Havant, England
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: STR Group Limited
  • Posted: 06-Mar-2024
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