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Senior Buyer Jobs in Milton Keynes

Senior Buyer​

A Senior Buyer in the engineering industry is responsible for negotiating and managing a range of suppliers to ensure that business goals are met. In other words, a Senior Buyer must be able to find the right suppliers and negotiate their terms, then communicate these terms to the company’s leadership and any other relevant stakeholders. Before actively managing the relationships with their suppliers.

The Senior Buyer role usually sits within the supply chain department of an engineering company and is responsible for ensuring all materials necessary for meeting production targets are procured. Working as a Senior Buyer you’ll need to have excellent communication skills, and a good knowledge of materials used within the industry in which you’ll operate. To be successful in this role, you will typically possess at least 5 years’ experience working in a purchasing role or as a buyer.

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​Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes is a city in the South East of England, and the fourth largest city in the country. Milton Keynes is a fast-growing city with a wealth of opportunities, it has two large shopping centres, five major retail parks and over 230 small shops. The broad range of services in the town centre means that there is something for everyone.

The engineering sector in Milton Keynes is a world-class hub for high tech manufacturing. Options include electronics, robotics and other modern manufacturing roles. There are also several local universities that offer excellent courses in architecture, design and engineering disciplines.

Transport in and around Milton Keynes is excellent, with a comprehensive network of buses, trains, trams and light rail lines to get you where you need to go. Roads such as the M1 and A5 have increased access to Milton Keynes allowing for easier commute for people living within the other areas of Buckinghamshire and Northants.

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