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Senior Buyer

Salary £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Location Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00041233
Published over 1 year ago

Job Description

A Manufacturing business is currently looking to recruit a Senior Buyer to join their successful growing team based in Staffordshire. The team are responsible for over £100m in spend and work with suppliers globally.

They are looking for a Senior Buyer, with a background in managing the spend for components.

The Role:

You will be responsible for selecting, agreeing and managing a range of Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers mainly from the Automotive Industry. You will develop relationships with these suppliers to deliver value and benefits to the business, the client and supply partners.

Developing, implementing and deliver the required Category Management activities for Project operations

Applying effective procurement practices to result in achieving improved terms with suppliers, adoption of a preferred supplier structure and on time supply to demand

Support business development activities and ensure that all supply chain risks are bounded at the point of contract and passed appropriately through the supply chain

Liaise regularly and collaborate with appropriate members of the Procurement functions to optimise leverage opportunities

Champion the Procurement process with business stakeholders

Complete periodic supplier reviews to mitigate risk, drive costs down and achieve efficiencies from smart buying principles

The Person

Experience or managing a high number of components 100+ per year

Experience of managing muiltiple changes within a components portfolio throughout the year

Strong strategic sourcing and stakeholder management skills

Preparation and implementation of the procurement sourcing strategies

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