Strategic Buyer

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Birmingham, West Midlands | Ref: BBBH29206

£30000.00 - £35000 per annum

Strategic Buyer

£30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits


West Midlands

Role Profile

Leading strategic sourcing and category management activities ranging from supplier management to strategic project support and program implementation with local supply base and supporting local Branch / Regional business activities

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with branch & sales to support new business quoting activity as required
  • Review and negotiate supplier contracts, agreements and other terms and conditions
  • Ensure complete follow through of all new project implementations
  • Identifies opportunities for sourcing excellence and cost savings and drive through to implementation
  • Develop best sourcing practices
  • Identify and develop new sources in line with business needs
  • Perform ISO type quality audits on current and new suppliers
  • Review all NPI files prior to order for best supplier / best cost per part.
  • Participates in supplier meetings and prepares reports for visiting suppliers on sourcing activities
  • Participates in weekly Global Sourcing meetings and prepares requested presentations

Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • ISO Audit experience preferred
  • Work experience within sourcing or supply chain role
  • MS Office skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Client Information

Leading multinational component sourcing organisation based in Birmingham


£30,0000 - £35,000 + Benefits

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