Senior Strategic Buyer

Contract @Garniche Jobs London in Automotive/Aerospace
  • Brent, Greater London View on Map
  • Post Date : June 21, 2022
  • Apply Before : July 22, 2022
  • Salary: £0 - £35000
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Are you an experienced Senior Strategic Buyer with experience within new product introduction?

Do you have experience sourcing, negotiating, implementing, and administering long-term supply agreements within a manufacturing organisation?

Do you have experience collaborating closely with both legacy operations and procurement teams as well as new international suppliers?

Would you like to develop a purchasing career within a fast-growing aerospace and defence manufacturing organisation?

If so, this could be the right role for you………………

The role and responsibilities of the Senior Strategic Buyer are;

* Be responsible for sourcing to support new business, research, and design projects

* Utilise cost effect, fit for purpose sources of supply in line with the company sourcing strategy

* Source, negotiate, implement and administer long term supply agreements

* Develop and implement competitive sourcing strategies for new business opportunities

* Negotiate supplier contracts and agreements to protect the company’s commercial interests

* Be involved in and contribute to global procurement directives and strategies

* Calculate, track and measure results to drive continuous improvement and recognise true cost of direct and indirect procurement

* Work closely, and build effective relationships with the Production Strategic and Tactical Procurement Teams and consider them as a key stakeholder in supply chain decisions

To fulfil these requirements of the Senior Strategic Buyer, you must have the following skills/experience;

* Professional qualification in purchasing or supply chain such as CIPS or a relevant business degree

* HND or HNC in engineering or supply chain or a procurement-related discipline is desired

* Experience working within a manufacturing/engineering environment

* Technical competence in electronics and mechanical components would be an advantage but not essential

* Proven procurement experience implementing projects and supporting new business opportunities

* Experience and knowledge of using ERP/MRP systems

* Proven use and command of Microsoft Office tools

* Experience in sourcing low-cost offshore economies would be beneficial but not essential

* Strong demonstrable commercial skills and awareness

* Excellent supplier relationship skills and negotiating skills

* Excellent communication skills both oral and written and able to communicate at all levels of the organisation

* Ability to forge strong internal relationships and experienced at Stakeholder Management

* Possess a clean driving license as traveling to suppliers would be an essential requirement

* Open to occasional travel

If you are a Senior Strategic Buyer interested in working for a global, innovative aerospace and defence manufacturer that offers long-term progression into purchasing management, CIPs training and development, long-term job security, flexible working and career progression this could be the role for you. To apply for the position of Senior Strategic Buyer please send a copy of your CV today

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