The position for Strategic Buyer in Tadcaster is no longer available
An opportunity to join this growing niche manufacturer with presence across the global market place. Dedicated to customer satisfaction and new technology this award winning business is focused on promoting a lean manufacturing approach and is now looking to add to their purchasing team.
As a Strategic Buyer you will focus on strategic and critical spend categories. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager you will develop supplier relationships in both the UK and overseas.
Working closely with both engineering and materials planning teams to ensure suppliers meet technical specifications and quality requirements, you will actively develop and rationalise the supply base. Introducing and implementing cost-down strategies and monitoring delivery dates and schedules in line with the operational requirements you will communicate with vendors to optimise expected results.
CIPS qualified you will have proven purchasing experience within a fast- paced manufacturing environment and be able to demonstrate the ability to negotiate with suppliers at a senior level, building effective relationships both face to face and over the telephone. Experienced in global sourcing you will have a desire to take ownership of your supply base and the ability to introduce and implement change as part of a team. Computer literate and numerate with proficiency in Word/Excel (previous Sage experience would be advantageous).
Please forward your most up-to-date CV together with salary details quoting ref EP35005 using the apply now button below.
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