Strategic Sourcing Buyer

Location: Crewkerne, Somerset, England
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Reference: 4152
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STRATEGIC SOURCING BUYER/ CREWKERNE - FIXED TERM CONTRACT

Location: Crewkerne, Somerset

Assignment: 6-12 month FTC

Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:30am - 17:00pm & Friday 08:30am - 13:30pm

Pay: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum

We are currently recruiting for a Strategic Sourcing Buyer on a Fixed Term Contract to lead the strategic sourcing activities for 6 key supplies.

Duties as a Strategic Sourcing Buyer:

  • Formulating and executing a complete strategy for suppliers
  • Ensure that all health and safety guidelines are followed in accordance with the EHS organisational arrangements roles and responsibilities
  • Establish supplier strategy for each of the assigned suppliers
  • Establish a potential supplier list to challenge each of the suppliers
  • Validate and lead the work to approve new potential suppliers as per Development and Change Management processes
  • Make resource / dual source / improvement plan for each supplier
  • Present and plan for key stakeholders and modify as requested
  • Execute and implement the approved plan
  • Support with daily work in sourcing department

About you:

  • A thorough commercial understanding
  • An interest in manufacturing
  • A positive attitude to new challenges
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven success of strategic sourcing
  • Excellent negotiating skills

To apply for this role, please submit your CV via the Apply Now button or contact our Exeter office on 01392 273665 for more information.