Global Strategic Buyer - Electronics

Ref No. EMP407099
Salary £40,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Gateshead, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing

Introduction

A leading cutting edge engineering technology business is currently recruiting for a newly created role as a Global Strategic Buyer overseeing Electronics commodity due to further growth and expansion of the business.

Important

Proven experience within a Strategic Procurement role, ideally Electronics commodity.

The Job

The Global Strategic Buyer will be responsible for identifying global suppliers and negotiation of electronic components working closely with the development team. For assigned plants, the Strategic Buyer will be responsible to support analysing and negotiating the BOM cost of electronic products in alignment with the Plant Buyer.

In addition this Strategic Buyer will be responsible for developing Electronic supplier strategies designed to leverage the groups collective purchasing power and maximise opportunities to optimise supplier performance, reduce total supply costs throughout the supply chain.

Role - Global Strategic Buyer - Electronics

Type - Permanent

Location - Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

Salary - £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits

Key responsibilities for Buyer / Global Strategic Buyer and not limited to:

  • Select, develop and manage supply base for electronic components in upcoming and existing designs
  • Negotiate complex and or critical supplier agreements in line with existing strategies
  • Identify and mitigate supply chain risks
  • Support global corporate purchasing activities
  • Maintain complex spreadsheets containing supply base data
  • Manage strategic sourcing of key electrical components
  • Develop sourcing strategy of Global Contract Manufacturing suppliers
  • Maintain proper compliance to corporate purchasing practices
  • Collaborate with a team of other electronic purchasers globally
  • Work toward consistency, alignment, communication and adoption of best practices
  • Create, maintain, and publish regular metrics to communicate overall team performance
  • Conduct continuous improvement efforts, coordinate cost reduction efforts for all assigned electronic designs
  • Flexibility to travel in the UK and overseas, up to 50% - both Europe and intercontinental

Key skills & experience required for and not limited to:

  • 5+ year experience within the Electronics industry
  • Proven experience within a Strategic Procurement role
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels throughout the organisation
  • Knowledge of BOM

To apply for this Buyer / Senior Buyer / Strategic Buyer / Global Strategic Buyer , candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply for this Buyer / Senior Buyer / Strategic Buyer / Global Strategic Buyer , candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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