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Job Title

Strategic Buyer

ReferenceJ8451_647901
RecruiterBis Henderson Recruitment
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
SalaryNegotiable
BenefitsCompetitive salary and benefits package
Town/CityWoodstock
LocationsOxfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted18 May 2018

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Strategic Buyer

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

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for category contract negotiations
  • Ensure the category supply base is developed to improve quality and service
  • Achieve year on year savings for your specified categories
  • Lead purchasing activities within your category to drive quality improvements with suppliers, liaising with the Quality function to identify and implement priorities
  • Maintain a contract database for a defined group of categories
  • Assess and manage risk for a defined group of categories
  • Collaborate with company planners to resolve category supplier performance issues
  • Support company inventory reduction initiatives with category suppliers
  • Ensure Health and Safety Policies and Environmental Policies are being adhered to at all times
  • Comply with all regulatory guidelines and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) at all time

Required skills and experience:
  • Considerable category management experience in relevant supply categories such as packaging, print, subcontract operations, MRO, indirects
  • Strategic Sourcing and supplier management/development
  • Supplier quality improvement
  • Experience within a regulated environment
  • Wider supply chain experience an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience
  • CIPS 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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