Strategic Buyer

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Stockport, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH32352

£35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

Strategic Buyer
Up to £40,000

Role Profile

Cast UK are looking to recruit a Strategic Buyer to join the Procurement team at a successful Engineering company based in Stockport, with a number of exciting procurement projects in the pipeline.

Key responsibilities in this Strategic Procurement role will include:

  • Develop and implement appropriate procurement strategies for raw material and component spend
  • Lead procurement activities which will add value, manage risk and deliver cost savings to the business
  • Audit new and existing suppliers and support development of strategic suppliers
  • Manage RFQs and tendering processes and negotiate pricing and commercial terms

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in a strategic procurement role
  • Experience working in a technical manufacturing / engineering environment
  • Proven track record of delivering cost savings
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent relationship management and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong analytical and Excel skills


Our client is a successful engineering business based in Stockport looking to recruit into their Procurement team

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Business Change & Transformation, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board, from Junior Buyer to Purchasing Director. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit

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