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Job Title

Senior Strategic Buyer

Reference13880477001_883796
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Town/CityBirmingham
LocationsWest Midlands, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted02 January 2018

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A senior role within an established manufacturer. Whereby you will play a pivotal strategic role.

Client Details

A leading manufacturer

Description

  • Producing and implementing a Supply Management Handbook, including all internal supply management processes, procedures and instructions
  • Regular overseas travel
  • Managing suppliers, relationships, SLA's
  • Setting, monitoring and managing delivery performance system as well as reviewing QA performance grading
  • Effective proactive liaison with other departments as necessary to forecast, plan, meet and supply demand to relevant quality
  • Effective and proactive liaison with other departments over supplier performance and re-sourcing activity
  • Negotiating, administration and reporting of purchasing contracts as required
  • Cost saving budgeting and targeting
  • Accounting evaluation and financial justification inc. capital v revenue
  • Outsourcing strategy / development / management
  • Payment terms negotiation, optimisation and management
  • Stock and materials management
  • Effective liaison on warehousing, distribution, shipping management with Logistics
  • Packaging and transport regulatory awareness, compliance and information communication
  • International trading issues / imports / legal awareness and management
  • Visiting and negotiating international supply contracts with existing & prospective overseas suppliers



Profile

  • Engineering knowledge essential – engineering qualification useful
  • A strategic buyer with extensive experience within engineering and / or automotive environment
  • Fully conversant with MS Office packages and MRP systems and able to drive improvements
  • Financially and commercially astute
  • Creative and dynamic, yet with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communicator capable of establishing solid, professional relationships
  • Strong team player who recognises the importance of all functions in the business
  • Innovative thinker, able to generate new ideas and translate into tangible results
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, proactive and able to prioritise own and departmental workload



Job Offer

Competitive Package

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