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Senior Strategic Buyer

Clevedon, Somerset
£38,000 to £43,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
I have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Strategic Buyer at a well-established Manufacturer in Clevedon.
  • Salary: £38,000 - £43,000
  • Hours: Monday - Friday (9am - 5pm)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Up to 7.5% bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Available to start immediately
Senior Strategic Buyer duties include:
  • 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.
The ideal candidate for this Senior Strategic Buyer position should have:
  • 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.
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  • Job Reference: 706413395-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Pertemps Bristol Commercial
    Pertemps Bristol Commercial
  • Location: Clevedon, Somerset
  • Salary: £38,000 to £43,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent