The position for Buyer in North East England is no longer available
Job Description For Vacancy No: 41694B Page 1 of 1
Consultant: Mike Bryan
Our Client is a world leading supplier of Articulated Trucks, currently producing a 6 model range, which is typically used in the aggregates and mining industries.
Job Location: North East England
Job Position: Buyer
Job Status: Contract
Responsible for providing purchasing solutions expertise using Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, Management (QCLDM) to deliver maximum value in developing, communicating, and/or implementing a local or regional sourcing strategy for a specific business unit.
Essential Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
You must be degree educated in a relevant subject, related to supply chain.
You must have experience leading projects as well as teams, suppliers, & customers to effective solutions.
This role will involve travelling up to 75% of your working time, so a willingness to this is essential.
You must have excellent written and spoken English.
You must have the ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal, analytical, leadership, and project management skills to develop close working relationships with others both inside and outside the company.
Strategic guidance (understand the current supplier base, evaluating strategic options, deciding a course of action, and beginning implementations).
Team leadership (guiding decisions on sourcing, logistics, and resource management, as well as continuous process improvement and team-member mentorship).
Intelligent problem-solving & customer support solutions (determining how to best satisfy Critical Customer Requirements while sustaining competitive advantage).
Quality supplier relationships (developing mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers throughout the organization).
Managing policies, agreements, source catalos, and special purchasing programs. Supporting specific Product line(s)' New Product Introduction (NPI) programs.
The liaison with the corresponding Category/Platform based Buyers.
Salary/Rate: Up to £20.00 per hour.