Strategic Buyer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Cambridge, UK
18 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Strategic Buyer, Senior Buyer, Buyer

A key procurement role working for a Global Manufacturing organisation based North of Cambridge. Working as part of a established team of procurement professionals, this role will share responsibility 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; and drive continuous improvement across the supply base. This role will suit a candidate with demonstrable experience across the above remit with strong negotiation and problem-solving skills a pre-requisite. The role requires a proven ability to influence and across all levels of an organisation. There is scope to shape the role around candidate profile at either Buyer or Senior Buyer level and with a highly experienced and stable team in place, there is significant scope for both personal and career development.

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