Senior Buyer

Location
Southampton
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum +
Posted
07 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Ref
13895855/001
Contact
Matthew Fisher
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring material availability for projects within the business. Working with suppliers to negotiate cost, lead times and involvement in supplier rationalisation to reduce supply base. Working with teams internally to review and improve quality issues as well as supplier selection and capacity constraints.

Client Details

My client is a global manufacturing business with an opportunity to join their purchasing team based in Southampton.

Description

Take a steering role in the local supply chain team on projects as well as actively contributing in day to day operational buying

Establish and maintain relationships with the supplier portfolio in consultation with strategic procurement, engineers and operations

Drive continuous improvements within the supply base and deliver cost reduction and quality improvements

Monitor, drive and improve KPIs and feedback to global operations

Profile

The successful candidate should be CIPs qualified and have a relevant degree. Past experience in a procurement role within a manufacturing environment sourcing electrical or mechanical components. An individual who works well within a fast paced environment while continuing to drive improvements within the supply chain to improve, cost, quality and delivery for material into the business.

Job Offer

Competitive Salary & Package

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