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Senior Buyer

ReferenceJ8431_341871
RecruiterBis Henderson Recruitment
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
SalaryNegotiable
Benefitscompetitive salary package
Town/CityOxfordshire
LocationsOxfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted03 May 2018

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Our client is a leading manufacturer of medical devices who have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Buyer to support their growing business, taking responsibility for strategic procurement and contract management and delivering supplier value generation and performance optimisation.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for category contract negotiations, ensuring the best total acquisition cost, whilst maintaining quality and regulatory standards.
  • Ensure the category supply base is developed to improve quality, service, technical competence and reliability.
  • Achieve year on year savings for specified categories.
  • Lead purchasing activities to drive quality improvements with suppliers, liaising with the Quality function to identify and implement priorities.
  • Assess and manage risk for specified categories, taking appropriate action to minimise the impact on supply.
  • Collaborate with company planners and other stakeholders to resolve category supplier performance issues.
  • Support company inventory reduction initiatives with category suppliers.
  • Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental Policies are being adhered to.
  • Comply with all regulatory guidelines and company Standard Operating Procedures

Required skills and experience:
  • Considerable category management experience in relevant supply categories such as polymers, springs, wire and Bought in Finished Goods
  • Significant strategic sourcing and supplier management/development experience.
  • Supplier quality improvement.
  • Experience within a regulated environment preferred.
  • Wider supply chain experience an advantage.
  • Positive and pro-active
  • Excellent communication skills

Degree qualified or equivalent experience.

MCIPS qualification preferred.

















Recruiting a similar role?

Bis Henderson work with businesses to hire professionals on a permanent and interim basis across professional, management and executive roles.

Specialising in Supply Chain recruitment, Logistics recruitment, Procurement recruitment and eCommerce recruitment, we deliver candidates that meet your objectives – every time.



For more information please call 01494 620 160.

Recruiting a similar role?

Bis Henderson work with businesses to hire professionals on a permanent and interim basis across professional, management and executive roles.

Specialising in Supply Chain recruitment, Logistics recruitment, Procurement recruitment and eCommerce recruitment, we deliver candidates that meet your objectives – every time.



For more information please call 01494 620 160.

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