Strategic Buyer

16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
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.