Site Buyer

Seismic Ltd.
Stafford, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced engineering buyer looking for your next contract with a reputable OEM?

We're looking for a buyer to bring considerable purchasing expertise to deliver a lean, responsive and resilient material and services flow for our client at their Stafford facility; our client is a genuinely world class manufacturer with a brand that speaks for itself in terms of product quality.

This assignment will lead cost reduction projects and inventory and quality improvement; it'll require someone with a strong track record of achieving savings in a high-end engineering environment. A competitive contract rate is on offer in return for those skills.

What would you do on this contract assignment?
  • Provide leadership for cost reduction initiatives
  • Be responsible and accountable for the implementation of a local sourcing strategy
  • Manage policies, agreements, special purchasing programs; support NPI programs
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives
  • Work with corresponding Category buyers

What are we looking for?
  • Ideally, degree educated or with equivalent experience within a Purchasing role.
  • Professional certification would be desirable
  • Significant experience in managing a supplier base (possibly globally)
  • Evidence of the ability to lead teams, suppliers and customers to effective solutions
  • Someone who is analytical, with project leadership skills
  • An effective communicator in written and oral form

For further information please contact Sarah on

This advert represents a summary of the full role description. The role is being made available by the end client on a contract/interim basis. To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.

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