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Strategic Buyer

RecruiterCast UK Limited
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Building, Construction, Energy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure
Salary£35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Town/CityWest Yorkshire
LocationsNorth Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesOperations, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted15 September 2017

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Strategic Buyer
West Yorkshire
£35,000 - £42,000 plus benefits

Role Profile

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business based in West Yorkshire as a Strategic Buyer.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Issuing RFQs to suppliers and negotiating pricing and commercial terms
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through effective negotiation and commodity strategy
  • Identifying new suppliers to maximise quality and minimise costs
  • Leading projects to resource supply chain in low cost countries in particular in Eastern Europe

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:
  • Min. 5 years’ procurement experience in a engineering/manufacturing environment
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Strong stakeholder management and change management skills
  • Excellent technical skills with the ability to read engineering drawings
  • Proven experience in an automotive or aerospace background


Our client is a leading manufacturing business based in West Yorkshire. It is a world class supplier and market leader in its field and can offer fantastic opportunities for career progression for the right individual.


£35,000 - £43,000 plus benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit [link removed].

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Recruiter: Cast UK Limited
Tel: 0333 121 3345
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