Senior Buyer

Position description

Senior Buyer

**Permanent Position**

**A specialist Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer**

**Day Shift Position**

**Based in Bromyard, Herefordshire**

My Client is currently on the lookout for a Senior Buyer with experience in developing new and existing supplier bases within the Automotive sector. Also ideally holding a CIPS Level 5 qualification with a good understanding of TS16949.

Senior Buyer

  • Sourcing suppliers to ensure materials are available for trials and a robust supply chain is established
  • Ensuring that suppliers consistently provide quality and service in the most cost effective and efficient methods
  • Issuing RFQ’s and analysis of responses.
  • Making sure that materials and services are supplied in line with MRP and requisitions to support both pre-production and serial production demands.
  • To ensure orders and contracts are placed in line with company procedures and policies, this includes commercial terms and maintenance of relevant documents
  • Development and mentoring of junior staff where appropriate to share knowledge and best practice.
  • Direct and Indirect Purchasing


Senior Buyer

The successful candidate will require:

  • Experience working/purchasing within the Automotive industry
  • Familiar with TS16949 standards and an understanding of lean manufacturing and processing skills
  • Proven experience of working with and managing suppliers in an automotive environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. High level of numerical and analytical ability
  • Excellent PC skills within Office packages and ERP systems (SAP experience an advantage)
  • Ability to motivate, involve and engage team members to deliver departmental objectives.


Senior Buyer


  • CIPS Level 5 qualification
Owen Daniels Consultancy

Tel: 01276 300100
Fax: 01276 300125

Owen Daniels Consultancy Ltd
4b Victoria Avenue, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3HX
Company No: 07783092
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