Strategic Sourcing Buyer

Location: Crewkerne, Somerset, England
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Reference: 4152
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.


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.