Strategic Buyer - circa £45,000 - Poole

Bond Williams
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Strategic Buyer - Salary of circa £45,000 - Poole
Our client, a growing company in Poole are currently looking to recruit a Strategic Buyer to join their team. You will play a key role in cost management, the enhancement of factory performance and the development of core relationships to continuously improve total supply.

  • Lead complex procurement negotiations on cost, quality and delivery of product
  • Identify, tender and award product ranges to lead the growth of business within the core supply base
  • Establish and maintain an in-depth knowledge of product categories and product specific regulatory requirements
  • Proactively investigate raw material trends and external factors which may influence costs or supply and develop strategies for optimum efficiency and cost enhancement
  • Strategic reviews for total margin enhancement, stocking efficiencies and logistical benefit
  • Assist in the management of factory performance and proactively develop new strategies for enhancement
  • Identify requirements and source new factories to provide maximum range opportunity
  • Communicate effectively and lead discussions across all levels and departments to ensure business and trading requirements are met in full
  • Ensure compliance to social and ethical trading requirements

Experience Required:

  • Proven procurement and supply chain background
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Highly numerate, IT literal and analytical
  • Experience and understanding of trading within an Asian factory base
  • Good awareness and understanding of the total lifecycles of product
  • Ability to problem solve and make key strategic decisions
  • Strong communication skills

If you are interested in the Strategic Buyer role or would like more information please contact .

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

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