The position for Buyer (Engines) in Cambridgeshire is no longer available
Job Description For Vacancy No: 42084T : Page 1 of 1
Consultant: Tim Bees
Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 75 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.
Job Location: Cambridgeshire
Job Position: Buyer (Engines)
Reporting to: Category Manager
Job Status: Contract - initial 12 months
Role Purpose and Overview:
As part of the Purchased Engines Category, the successful candidate will be responsible for executing the future sourcing strategy and managing key strategic supplier relationships.
Working as part of a diverse extended team along with a variety of business unit requirements will challenge you to provide world-class levels of procurement performance adding significant value to the business.
Annual spend >$200M
Supplier Relationship Management
Qualifications, Skills & Experience Required:
Experience is preferred in purchasing, sales, supply chain or manufacturing
Good negotiation skills with a capability to prepare, analyse and negotiate competently
Strong analytical, problem solving and project leadership skills.
Effective communicator, in both written and oral form. Fluent in English.
Well developed interpersonal skills to develop strong relationships with both process partners and global strategic suppliers.
Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply
'Engines' related purchasing experience
Demonstrated project managements skills
The key responsibilities for the Buyer will include;
Development of a documented sourcing strategy for Category
Develop and maintain supplier relationships through structured agreements
Managing supplier performance through structured reviews
Optimisation of product costs through fact based negotiation
The role will require strong relationships formed with;
Global Purchasing teams globally
Organisational and planning
Good research and analytical capability
Technical & professional
Salary/Rate: Up to £35 per hour (Ltd Co) depending upon experience