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Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Reference3357111_962386
EmployerHays
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Manufacturing
Salary£35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Town/CityBlackburn
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted03 September 2018

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Strategic Sourcing Specialist / £35,000 - £50,000 D.O.E / Blackburn

Your new role

Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain, the Strategic Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for sourcing, cost management and end of life cycle pricing. The role will deliver to the business the most suitable supply chain solutions always focusing on a Value for Money approach. The individual will own the relationship with the supplier and play a key role in forging effective relationships internally, in the external supply chain and across the industry in general. Key duties include-
  • Manage the strategic sourcing activity from supplier selection, tendering process, price and contract negotiation through to contract award.
  • Establish the commercial framework in which the suppliers will operate, ensuring cost competitiveness, cost avoidance and value improvement are achieved.
  • Take responsibility for and resolve any commercial issues arising within the supply chain.
  • Develop and implement supplier and commodity strategies which drive sustainable improvements in overall supply chain performance.

What you'll need to succeed

Experienced in Manufacturing Procurement, MCIPS qualified or working towards preferably, you will have a proven track record of delivering positive results and be able to demonstrate a strong commercial acumen. Experience in Commodity management, Lean/Six Sigma improvement techniques and / or the Aerospace sector would all be beneficial.

What you'll get in return

£35,000 - £50,000 dependant on your level of experience and qualifications.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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