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Strategic Buyer - Components and Materials

The business are a leading manufacturing business, creating, developing and producing a number of key products that are globally well known. Our client is one of the most innovative, effective and experienced manufacturing companies worldwide.

They have a global manufacturing presence, operating in over 100 countries and 12,000 employees worldwide. With 100 years of history, they are looking to hire a strategic buyer to ensure procurement best practice and strong relationships with suppliers.


The Role

  • Role would be manage spend of raw materials (fabrications/machined parts or castings ) and spare parts.
  • Negotiate supplier agreements and agree contracts across multiple suppliers
  • Developing key relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Working in a fast paced environment, with a diverse portfolio of products.
  • Developing key supplier relationships, negotiating on major contracts and driving efficiency.
  • Managing risk, ensuring quality and enabling a collaborative environment.


Desired Experience, Skills and Qualifications

  • Good technical knowledge (understand fabrications/machined parts or castings and be able to understand manufacturing processes used).
  • Strong strategic procurement skills and experience
  • The ability to develop relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Member of CIPS
  • Very strong stakeholder management skills

Job Offer

up to £50,000 salary + bonus + benefits

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
£45000 to £50000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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