Strategic Buyer

CMD Recruitment
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Strategic Buyer


£40000 - £43000

Our client saves lives! They specialise in manufacturing and supplying Gas detection equipment across the globe.

As part of our strategy for organic growth, our client is looking for a Strategic Buyer to join their growing team.

This role will sit within the Supply Chain team and report directly to the Supply Chain Director. This is a pivotal role where the primary function is to determine the sourcing strategies and identify opportunities to gain leverage in the market place. You will identify, evaluate and develop suppliers to best meet the current and future needs of the business and support the NPD strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop, lead and execute strategic sourcing strategies to deliver the best total cost of acquisition for the business.
  • To identify new potential sources and develop existing supplier relationships to meet the targets of Cost, Quality, Delivery and Innovation.
  • To manage supplier performance and drive continuous improvement throughout the supply chain working closely with Supplier Quality, R&D, Marketing and Manufacturing to have a robust, lean and efficient supply base.

Our client admires candidates with a previous track record of supplier negotiation, cost and stock management, supplier performance and direct buying experience.

Any candidates with previous manufacturing knowledge, and experience in buying electromechanical products are highly desirable.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company which saves lives!

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