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Strategic Buyer

Job Title

Strategic Buyer

Reference3479439_994625
EmployerHays
Industry SectorEngineering, Engineering - Other
Salary£35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Town/CityBedfordshire
LocationsBedfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted23 November 2018

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Fantastic opportunity to work for this Global Engineering business as a Strategic Buyer

Your new company

Fantastic opportunity to work for this Global Engineering business as a Strategic Buyer

Your new role

You will report to the Purchasing Lead and take responsibility for Strategic Procurement activities within your commodity range.
  • Lead or support implementation of cost reduction initiatives
  • Negotiate price reductions with suppliers and draft resulting agreements
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities and develop strategies to realise savings
  • Lead contract negotiations with suppliers
  • Identify supply chain risks and develop strategy to minimise impact
  • Develop new sources of supply and establish strategic alliances which meet the program objectives
  • Monitoring and reporting supplier performance to compliment objectives on delivery and inventory

What you'll need to succeed
  • Demonstrable experience of designing and implementing supply chain strategies
  • Excellent negotiation skills and experience in project management
  • Proven background in creating, identifying, developing and implementing cost savings strategies to realise savings
  • Strong background in drafting and interpreting contract terms and conditions
  • Proven track record of achievement in a relevant engineering / manufacturing position and understanding of technical topics


What you'll get in return

Salary up to £42,000 +Benefits including support for CIPS

What you need to do now
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