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Strategic Procurement Buyer

If you are an experienced direct procurement professional, then this could be a great opportunity to take on significant responsibility within an expanding electronics manufacturing company.

The business has seen a sustained period of growth, which has led to an exciting process of transformation and positive change within the procurement team and wider company. Working alongside the new procurement manager, the successful individual would be given a substantial amount of responsibility for setting the strategy of the category as well as getting fully involved with the full end to end procurement process including tendering and contract management.

The right candidate will display a strong direct procurement background particularly within an engineering, manufacturing, electronics or aerospace/defence setting. They would be able to hit the ground running and assist the procurement manager in establishing and managing an extensive supplier base across their allotted categories.

Strategic Procurement Buyer Role Overview:

  • Overseeing the whole end to end procurement process including tendering, in life contract management, category management and restructuring the supplier base.
  • Competently managing both new and existing supplier relationships to establish a sustainable and agile supplier base. This will include managing risk, reviewing supplier performance and delivering cost saving improvements.
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders across the company including operations and manufacturing teams to ensure consistent high performance and contribute to the overall business strategy.
  • Take on a strategic procurement role rather than tactical, assisting in developing long term procurement strategy and planning for the long-term requirements of the business.

Direct Senior Buyer Requirements:

  • Extensive procurement experience with a history of tendering, vendor management and delivering value
  • Demonstratable experience of delivering cost saving projects and negotiating with suppliers.
  • Strong academic record, including relevant engineering or business qualifications and CIPS certificate
  • British or EU passport or holding a valid visa allowing you to live and work in the UK without any restriction

This opportunity would suit a procurement professional looking for a long-term career move in a company which is heading on an upwards trajectory in terms of both it's procurement function and overall operations. This role provides a large amount of autonomy and responsibility from the get-go to assist the management with transforming the procurement function and driving best practise.

To find out more information and apply, please send your CV to Rhys at [link removed]

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Bramwith Consulting
Job Type
£35000 to £40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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