Strategic Buyer

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Ipswich
Posted
29 Mar 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Strategic Buyer, Senior Buyer

A key strategic role working for a Global Manufacturing organisation based in Suffolk. Working as part of a high-performing, established team of procurement and supply chain professionals, this role will be responsible for developing and embedding a supply chain strategy that achieves against KPIs set pertaining to cost reduction; inventory and customer satisfaction through time delivery, lead time and quality metrics. With a defined commodity base, key elements of the role will include: working with and developing a global supply base; negotiating and implementing Supplier agreements; leverage supplier capabilities; work closely with site and global stakeholders; drive continuous improvement across the supply base; and provide support to the NPI teams as opportunities arise.

This role will suit a candidate with demonstrable experience across the above remit with global sourcing experience, strong negotiation and problem-solving skills a pre-requisite. The role requires a proven ability to influence and across all levels of an organisation with CIPS qualification desired. With a highly experienced and stable team in place, there is significant scope for both personal and career development.

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