Supply Chain Buying Manager - Basildon - Perm

Location Basildon
Discipline: Office & Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £36,500 - £40,000 per annum
Contact email:
Job ref: SCBMBP1
Published: 4 days ago

​A1Personnel are currently looking for a Supply chain Buying Manager on behalf of our client based in Basildon.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Buying, reporting and reviewing key suppliers

  • Running and overseeing the buying department

  • Research and evaluate areas of opportunity and innovative approaches to reduce costs

  • No negotiations or long terms deals - this is managed by another department

  • Responsible for purchasing activities for materials, goods and services

  • Generate quotes for all non-long term agreements

  • Liaise with the Estimating Department

  • Maintain MRP system

  • Resolve invoice queries in a timely manner

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of processes and procedures within the Supply Chain

  • Achieving set KPI targets


  • Experience as a Senior buyer ideally within a manufacturing company

  • Supply chain knowledge

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Clear verbal and written communication skills

  • Personable and flexible approach


Monday to Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 7:30am - 12:30pm