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Lead Sourcing Specialist

Employer
Elevation Recruitment Group
Location
South Yorkshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Nov 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are exclusively working with a globally recognised, major Manufacturer with sites based primarily in the UK, but also on an international scale, in the search for a Lead Sourcing Specialist. Initially working from home, this role will eventually move into an office-based location within South Yorkshire and will offer continued CIPS funding CPD opportunities.

My client is looking for a commercially aware professional who holds experience of managing and developing key stakeholder relationships both internally and externally to drive the strategic sourcing plan across several categories, ranging from electrical components to packaging.

Taking a lead on new product development, you will be tasked with sourcing in the most cost effective manner, whilst maintaining the highest standards of quality against set KPIs (lead times, stock availability etc) and onboarding new suppliers to the preferred and approved supplier list.

Ideally, the successful incumbent will hold prior experience of sourcing components on a global scale, be confident with working with SAP and have a background within electronic manufacturing environments.

Continued CIPS funding is also provided for this role, alongside free parking and flexible working hours.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

Taking responsibility for strategic sourcing across several categories, in line with the organisations approved vendor list, or onboarding new suppliers which fit the criteria
Sourcing new suppliers and maintaining current key relationships with stakeholders globally
Managing stakeholder relationships, influencing where needed
Recommending commercial improvements for the organisation
Working cross-functionally with other departments within the Supply Chain
Reporting on a weekly basis to senior management

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

A background within electronic manufacturing
MCIPS Qualified or working towards (funding will be provided)
Confident with SAP
Proven influencing and stakeholder management skills
Sourced on a global scale
Dynamic, engaging relationship builder

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on engineering, operational and technical positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you
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