A leading engineering organisation is now seeking an ambitious Buyer who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of indirect item expenditure. This will entail development, agreement and implementation of category specific sourcing strategies.
- Manage nominated products Indirect spend category to ensure maximum value for money and continually improving Quality, Cost and Delivery performance.
- Management of the full end to end tender process establishing and maintaining strategic relationships with key suppliers to the business to reduce the overall cost of ordering.
- Implement supplier performance measures, analyse and monitor supplier performance, identify shortfalls and proactively propose countermeasures to achieve the required continual improvement targets and report progress.
Preferably minimum two years’ previous experience of procurement.
The ability to manage suppliers to deliver challenging performance targets and programmes is essential.
Proven negotiation and communication skills with high attention to protection of company spend is critical.
CIPS qualification preferred.