Engineering Buyer

Macildowie Associates Ltd
£14.00 - £18.00 p hour
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Buyer Engineering 6 month contract Competitive salary Derbyshire A leading Global Manufacturing business is currently looking to recruit an engineering buyer who has experience of category buying within a fast paced manufacturing environment. THE ROLE: You will also be responsible for selecting, sourcing and managing a range of Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers mainly from the Automotive and Engineering Industry. You will develop relationships with key suppliers to deliver value and benefits to the business, the client and supply partners. RESPONSIBILITIES: Developing, implementing and deliver the required Category Management activities for Project operations Applying effective procurement practices to result in achieving improved terms with suppliers, adoption of a preferred supplier structure and on time supply to demand Support business development activities and ensure that all supply chain risks are bounded at the point of contract and passed appropriately through the supply chain Liaise regularly and collaborate with appropriate members of the Procurement functions to optimise leverage opportunities Champion the Procurement process with business stakeholders Complete periodic supplier reviews to mitigate risk, drive costs down and achieve efficiencies from smart buying principles Reduce the overall risk of supply into the business by ensuring all appropriate monitoring, analysis, control, contracting and governance activities are enacted THE PERSON Experience of working in procurement Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to demonstrate significant maturity and professionalism Strong strategic sourcing and stakeholder management skills Strong people management skills Category management experience Commercial law, Contract negotiation and drafting Preparation and execution of tendering processes Preparation and implementation of the procurement sourcing strategies Advising and recommending on policy and sourcing solutions Procurement of Services and ongoing Supplier performance management , and purchase of goods and materials Key Words Purchasing Procurement Buyer Category Supply Chain Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the regions premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at ******************.
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