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Strategic Supply Chain Buyer - Direct

Industry SectorEngineering, Mining, Oil & Gas
Salary£38,000 to £42,000 per annum
LocationsOxfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted22 June 2018

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Strategic Direct Buyer working within Manufacturing environment

Your new company
Your next company provide there service on a global scale and are based in more than 15 countries worldwide. They are the largest company within there sector and pride themselves on being able to provide high quality solutions which help protect lives.

Your new role
Your next role will require you to develop, lead and execute senior strategic sourcing strategies on a global scale across Asia, Europe and the UK to deliver the best cost of acquisition for the business. The role will also be to Identify new potential sourcing opportunities, develop and strengthen existing supplier relationships in order to hit company targets of cost, quality and service. The right person will always be looking for new ways to drive customer performance, improve process through the supply chain working with other sectors of the business.

This role will sit within the Supply Chain team and report directly to the Supply Chain Director. This is a pivotal role whose primary function is to determine the sourcing strategies and identify opportunities to gain leverage in the market place for your assigned commodities. You will identify, evaluate and develop suppliers to best meet the current and future needs of the business and support the NPD strategy

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have experience in:
  • Supplier negotiation and cost management techniques.
  • Stock management and inventory turns management within the Supply Chain.
  • Supplier performance management and adherence to contracts
  • Buying electromechanical products including mouldings/electronics/metalwork
  • Supplier dispute resolution
  • Risk mitigation within the supply chain
  • Direct buying in a manufacturing environment
  • Working within an ERP driven environment

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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