Part of a major engineering group, this innovative organisation is looking to recruit a senior buyer to take a key position within the company. Working in a low volume but high variation manufacturing environment, your role will be to create and implement a supply chain strategy across an allocated commodity, supporting the business needs on cost, quality, on time delivery, new product to market and continuous improvement.
Location: North Somerset; commutable from Bristol, Weston super Mare, Clevedon and Bridgewater
Salary: £37-£41,000 per annum
Main duties and responsibilities:
O Actively manage supplier portfolio, developing a strategy to support the business requirements. Specifically focusing on lead time, cost, quality, risk mitigation and continuous improvement
O Manage allocated NPI and A&D projects on time to meet customer specification
O Achieve cost reduction targets
O Identify and lead continuous improvement
Knowledge and experience required:
O Be able to demonstrate strong negotiation skills
O Proven track record of hitting savings/delivery targets
O Capable of interfacing professionally with customers and suppliers
O Hold CIPS level 4 or equivalent qualification or equivalent through experience
O Hold a minimum of 2-3 years' experience in a senior procurement position
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to be part of an expending, globally leading business with modern high quality facilities.
In return our client is offering a fantastic salary and benefits package plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.
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