Senior Project Buyer / Senior NPI Buyer

Ref No. EMP431724
Salary £40,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Cheadle, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

A leading global technical manufacturing and product design business seek to recruit a Senior Project Buyer / Senior NPI Buyer to join on a permanent basis.

Important

Proven experience as a Buyer within technical manufacturing - project, NPI, NPD sourcing is preferred.

The Job

A leading global technical manufacturing and product design business seek to recruit a Senior Project Buyer / Senior NPI Buyer to join on a permanent basis.

Joining a global leader the Senior Project Buyer / Senior NPI Buyer will responsible for strategic and technical procurement of selected commodities and suppliers within the team to ensure strategies are in place.

Ideal applicants for this Senior Buyer role will need to have experience within technical engineering manufacturing - project, NPD or NPI sourcing is preferred and not essential.

Role - Senior Project Buyer / Senior NPI Buyer

Location - Cheadle, Stoke-On-Trent

Salary - £40,000 - £50,000

Type - Permanent

Key roles and responsibilities for Senior Project Buyer / Senior NPI Buyer role and not limited to:

  • Early Supplier Engagement - utilising NPI processes and tools to engage the most suitable supplier (value for money and performance) to support product development and launch
  • Provide guidance to the Prototype Buyers regarding suitable supplier selection aligned to category strategy
  • Supplier nomination to achieve best value for money aligned to BU project milestones, considering supplier performance and capability
  • Work with Supplier Development team and other relevant audit approvals where required for lead buy suppliers
  • Cost reduction - plan and deliver activities to achieve annual cost reduction and on-cost budgets
  • Cost management - drive improved levels of transparency focussing on Quotation Analysis Forms
  • Work with the global teams to understand Lowest Total Cost of Acquisition for specific categories of responsibility
  • Ensure suppliers have sufficient capacity to support BU and Group demand, utilising capacity planning and management tools to develop action plans to secure additional capacity as required
  • Introduce new suppliers where appropriate and ensure they meet minimum requirements
  • Lead Supplier Relationship Management activities for lead buy suppliers
  • Work with the Business Units and key functions to develop and deploy Category Strategies for lead buy categories

Key skills and experience required for Senior Project Buyer / Senior NPI Buyer role and not limited to:

  • Proven experience within a similar project / NPI / NPD sourcing role
  • Technical manufacturing background
  • Proven track record in supplier management / development
  • Strong analytical skills
  • IT Literate

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

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

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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