Strategic Buyer

6 days left

Recruiter
Forces Recruitment Services (FRS) Ltd
Location
London
Salary
24000.0000
Posted
04 Feb 2017
Closes
04 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SW4055: Strategic Buyer

Location: Plymouth

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 DOE

An opportunity has arisen for a Strategic Buyer working in Supply Chain Management, purchasing goods and services for a company in Plymouth. This is a 12 months Fixed Term Contract.

Duties include:

  • Communicating with key departments offering advice and assistance where needed.
  • Assisting in the efficient control, selection, monitoring and developing of the supply chain.
  • Ensuring all selected suppliers has the capabilities, capacity and technical expertise to supply effectively and reliably.
  • Obtaining the best prices available through effective negotiation and efficient sourcing.
  • Purchasing goods and services on the total cost of acquisition.
  • Actively searching for cost savings throughout the supply chain and negotiating improved prices and contracts accordingly.
  • Contributing and being involved in continuous improvement process activities.
  • Contributing to the successful launch of new products by sourcing effectively and negotiating contracts that contribute to the Company’s overall profitability.
  • Working towards building long-term relationships with suppliers, based on continuous improvement and cost leadership.
  • Assisting supply chain colleagues in daily tasks as required.

Candidates should have:

  • Effective knowledge of supply chain methodology, commercial relationships and commerce in general.
  • Previous experience in a supply chain role is essential, preferably in a manufacturing based role.
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS Diploma) or equivalent would be an advantage.

This is a 12 months Fixed Term Contract.

Interested applicants are to submit their CV in the first instance. You do not need to be ex-military to apply. Forces Recruitment Services were the first military recruitment company and are still the largest. We are providing an agency style service for our client. Please ask for Lee when making contact.

Location: Plymouth

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 DOE