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Senior Buyer Jobs in York

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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York

York is a city in North Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately south-east of Leeds and north of Wakefield at the confluence of the River Ouse and the River Foss. York is a historic city with a wealth of history. It is known as a cultural hub, with an abundance of galleries, museums and entertainment for all.

The city of York is home to a world-renowned University and a thriving technology, manufacturing, business and services community. Not only that, but the city boasts one of the largest communities of traditional and modern engineering consultancy firms in North West England.

Transport around York is mainly by bus, but there is also a railway station with trains to Leeds, London and Newcastle. The nearest airport is Leeds Bradford International Airport.