Directs Buyer - Engineering/Automotive

Location
Wiltshire
Salary
GBP35000.00 - GBP40000.00 per annum + Great Bonus + Pension
Posted
18 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Oct 2018
Ref
BBBH6290.43
Contact
Patrick Hargan
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

World Class procurement function within a leading Engineering organisation aggressively seeks a motivated and determined senior buyer.

With a personal career development plan in place and the opportunity to progress quickly within the organisation to a leadership role. You will be working within a close-knit team with an industry leading reputation for staff development and a high percentage of promotion within.

This organisation are renowned for it's agile company culture and meritocratic work environment. With a great social work culture and flexible working this is a forward thinking organisation.

As Senior Buyer you will:

  • The role will involve managing multi-million pound spend projects across directs.
  • Managing the full end to end procurement process from RFP, RFQ to tendors you will be involved in building relationships with suppliers globally.
  • Liaising with senior stakeholders and key suppliers to push through new procurement initiatives and secure cost savings
  • Developing, implementing and managing customer management plans to build & ensure good working relationships with staff, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Acting as the Subject Matter Expert and focal point on all Procurement and Supply Chain related issues
  • Strategically source direct materials worldwide analysing spend and using your engineering knowledge to source best for value products.
  • Leading the required tendering, negotiation, placement and contract of major subcontracts for defined areas of responsibility

Required qualifications & experience:-

  • 3-5+ years Procurement / Strategic Sourcing / Category Management experience, with a CV that details commercial achievements (cost savings & avoidance, risk mitigation, supplier relationship and performance improvement, stakeholder engagement)
  • Understanding and experience working within the engineering or automotive sectors
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes or regulatory requirements desired
  • Degree & CIPs qualified preferred
  • Experience within a procurement function

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a part of a growing, world class procurement function. You will enjoy a friendly and professional work environment and have a fast-track promotion route.

To apply or enquire further, please send a copy of your cv to jobsPH@bramwithconsutling.co.uk

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