Strategic Buyer

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1240505227
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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