Strategic Buyer

Ref No. EMP447513
Location Bridport, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

A leading engineering business require a Strategic Buyer. Applicants need procurement or supply chain experience within a technical, manufacturing or engineering business.

Important

Procurement, Senior Buyer, Strategic Buyer, Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing, Supply Chain

The Job

A leading engineering business require a Strategic Buyer. Applicants need procurement or supply chain experience within a technical, manufacturing or engineering business.

An exciting strategically and technically focused procurement role, the Strategic Buyer will be responsible for selecting, developing and managing a robust supply chain to support current and future business needs. A key focus of the role will be supporting the development of supplier management, and commodity management strategies. The Strategic Buyer will be tasked with reducing costs, whilst maintaining quality standards. The Strategic Buyer will source from a global supply chain, of predominately mechanical and machining subcontractors.

Specific duties of the Strategic Buyer include:

  • Develop relationships with the supply chain to optimise and drive improved performance
  • Identify new sources of materials, supply and potential subcontract partners
  • Contribute to NPI - work closely with engineers; suggesting material/supplier usage
  • Negotiation and establishment of supply agreements with the supply chain
  • Manage products and procurement projects in accordance with customer flow downs
  • Contribute to the development of vendor management and commodity management strategies

Strategic Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Procurement experience within a technical manufacturing, or engineering business
  • Strategic procurement skills around; vendor management, negotiation, commodity management
  • Comfortable working with engineers, reading technical drawings and supporting NPI projects
  • Knowledge of mechanical and sub-contract machining supply chains
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and influencing skills

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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