Elevation Recruitment Group
11 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are currently recruiting for an experienced Buyer to manage the sourcing and cost down activities for engineered component parts for a large manufacturing business to the South of Halifax area.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working with the R&D teams to develop and source new products (NPD), and sourcing and evaluating new suppliers. You will work within the supplier strategy, managing performance, developing service levels, reducing and optimising suppliers to provide the best service to the business. You will meet with suppliers, to discuss performance, audit and appraise their capabilities, and ensure strong commercial relationships.
You will focus on cost down initiatives through the life cycle of the products using VE/VA approaches to design out cost.

You will have ideally worked in a manufacturer of engineered components and be used to working alongside technical teams.

The role will be a mix of day to day activities and strategic purchasing initiatives. This is a growing team and offers opportunities for career and skills development.

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain would be keen to speak with candidates with the following skills and experiences:

-Experience of purchasing and sourcing components.
-Negotiation and supplier management skills.
-Able to work independently and self-sufficiently, with self-motivation.
-New Product Development & VA/VE experience
-Strong communication skills, and proactive in approach.

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on purchasing, sourcing, and full supply chain control and management positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would like to hear from you.

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