Strategic Buyer

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Redditch
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Adecco are excited to be working with a leading international engineering and manufacturing business who are actively looking to recruit a Strategic Buyer on a permanent basis into their busy and professional supply chain team.

Based in Redditch

Salary depending on experience £35,000 - £40,000

*Established business, excellent reputation with clients and personnel
*Modern and airy working environment
*Positive and supportive management structure and processes in place

About the Strategic Buyer Role:

*A technical / manufacturing / engineering buyers role in a busy and fast paced purchasing team
*Work with colleagues within other departments such as engineering and design to manage supplier selection for new products and also place orders for samples and tooling
*To negotiate with suppliers when buying both batches and individual items depending on requirements
*To deliver real world savings inline with group targets
*Maintain and update supplier information on SAP

About you as the Strategic Buyer:

*A proven buyer with a back ground within engineering and manufacturing such as the automotive, aerospace or comparable sectors
*Able to read and understand technical drawings, to converse confidently with internal and external stake holders in relation to technical products
*Confident managing a number of different projects at differing stages simultaneously
*IT literate, able to use the usual Office IT packages, previous use of SAP would be advantageous
*Holding a relevant qualification such as CIPS would be beneficial

Key Search Words: Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Strategic Buyer, CIPS.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.