Part of a major international group, this organisation is setting up a new manufacturing facility to produce complex high value components for the automotive industry. Due to continued expansion a Senior Buyer is urgently sought to support current production and new product introduction
Senior Buyer – Engineering & Manufacturing
Salary: circa £45000 +benefits
Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, as a Senior Buyer you will be responsible for supplier
management process for both production and non- production which includes managing RFQs, contract negotiations and driving potential cost savings.
o Manage purchasing and sourcing requirements to achieve the companies strategic vision and targets
o Lead RFQ's, vendor selection and contract negotiations with potential/existing suppliers
o Review, draft and negotiate contracts and service level agreements
o Manage suppliers, drive cost reduction and monitor/manage performance through regular reviews and KPI's
o Track spend, budget and make cost reductions where necessary without compromising on quality
o Identify areas of continuous improvement and suggest improvements where needed
You will already be an experienced purchasing professional working in a Senior Buyer or Purchasing Manager capacity and are looking or an opportunity to influence and contribute to the success and continued growth of this successful manufacturing organisation.
o Sourcing background gained in engineering or volume manufacturing environment, ideally with exposure to the automotive sector
o Degree qualified Engineering, Business, Finance or equivalent level CIPS
o Proven negotiation and supplier management experience of high value commercial projects
o Strong Supply Chain Management background including risk management identification and mitigation
o Demonstrable track record of cost reduction within life cycle costs model
o SAP/ERP experience
This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Purchasing professional to be part of a brand new venture, establishing a green field factory development from the ground up. 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.
In return our client is offering a competitive salary, pension, life assurance, car parking on site. More importantly the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.
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