I have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Strategic Buyer at a well-established Manufacturer in Clevedon.
Senior Strategic Buyer duties include:
- Salary: £38,000 - £43,000
- Hours: Monday - Friday (9am - 5pm)
- Free onsite parking
- Up to 7.5% bonus
- Life assurance
- Available to start immediately
The ideal candidate for this Senior Strategic Buyer position should have:
- Full supplier management covering all aspects of supply across your assigned portfolio, this will include savings within your commodity and lead time reduction along with improving supplier on-time delivery targets.
- Driving through opportunities and cost down implementation.
- Contact suppliers and resolving high level issues regarding price, quality, delivery, or payment.
- Create / Negotiate Contracts and Terms of business with suppliers.
- Play an important role representing Procurement in New Product Development meetings providing a supply chain service and will be a point of contact on key projects.
- Manage / support implementation of engineering change requests of parts affecting suppliers in your commodity.
- Prepare / instigate RFQ packs and analyse offers received.
- Research the market / industry sector, most closely associated with your dedicated commodity, conduct research, report back to the business and develop strategies, evaluating new and existing suppliers.
- Extensive experience in a Procurement function supporting a busy manufacturing environment.
- Technical experience within a manufacturing environment.
- A good understanding of how to optimise the supply base adding strength, responsiveness and flexibility to core suppliers.
- Exceptional time management and the ability to prioritise workloads.
- A thorough understanding of 'Request for Price' tendering.
- SAP knowledge would be desirable.
- Excellent communication skills
- The ability to analyse supply chain situations as they arise and provide sound strategic thinking.
- A good level of computer literacy.
- The ability to work under pressure
- A teamwork mindset.
If you are interested in this Senior Strategic Buyer position, click APPLY to send your CV. If you have any questions, please contact Alex at Pertemps Bristol Commercial.