Senior Buyer

Location: Portishead.

Viper Innovations Ltd provide innovative high-end engineering products and service solutions for the Global Subsea Oil & Gas and UK Rail Industries.  With our passion for product and service development this is an exciting time to join us and working within a dedicated and dynamic customer focused team you will be encouraged and rewarded for your contribution to the future success of the company.

The Role:

We are currently seeking a Senior Buyer to join our Supply Chain Team. The successful candidate would be leading a small team to ensure continued supply of required goods and materials to meet operational needs. They should be able to identify, qualify and monitor new and existing suppliers to ensure delivery expectations are met. Then also be able to provide timely escalation of issues or concerns which may pose a risk or impact on business operations.

Day to Day responsibilities:

At Viper Innovations you will be faced with a company that delivers first class technical products with first-class customer experience. The role will include but not limited to:

– Responsibility for accuracy for purchase orders, work orders and parts.

– Negotiation of terms and pricing for supplier agreements and purchase orders

– Expedite documents from Suppliers and ensure recording on company ERP system.

– Line management responsibility for Supply Chain Specialist & Stores Operative

– Maintain parts database to ensure accurate price breaks, lead times, suppliers, categories &, QC requirements are documented.

The Person:

At Viper we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and innovative in finding solutions. The successful candidate will ideally have professional procurement qualifications i.e CIPS Qualification or equivalent. It would be advantageous if they have experience of procurement in an electronic/electrical environment.


In return we can offer a competitive salary, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (with the option to buy 5 more days), hybrid and flexible working, private medical healthcare scheme, life assurance, contributory pension scheme and profit related bonus.

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