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Strategic Buyer

Job Description

Senior Stategic Buyer

County Londonderry

£34,000 - £35,000

VANRATH are currently working with a global success story within a very competitive market, especially within Northern Ireland. Due to expansion, my client now has an opening for a Senior Buyer with strategic sourcing experience, to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.


  • 31 holidays (32 in 2022)
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Westfield Health plan
  • Full in-house training

Duties include:

  • Escalation point for assisting site with overall management of Supplier relationship including emergency resourcing of problem parts for all commodities as needed
  • Responsible for sending out tenders per the Approved Supplier List
  • Manage Engineering Changes with the Fabrication Supply Base to meet deadlines
  • Attend Make v Buy meeting and perform cost analysis of internal and external fabrications to facilitate make v buy decisions
  • Updating costs in line with currency and steel indices movements for all contractual suppliers
  • Assist Materials Manager with prep for contract or price negotiations and supplier performance reviews as needed.

About you:

  • 3 year's in a similar position
  • Previous manufacturing experience
  • Strong negotiation

To be considered for this VANRATH vacancy, please apply with an updated CV. Contact VANRATH today and speak to Michael Irwin for further information.