Strategic Purchaser

Recruiter
Advanced Technical Recruitment
Location
Torquay
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Strategic Purchaser – Optics – Devon – O/ET24
Salary – £30k – 45k per annum
Job Term: Permanent / Full Time
Job Outline:
My client, who is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly integrated optoelectronics, is looking for a Strategic Purchaser to join their expanding team.
The role will involve managing and improving existing (global) supplier relations focussing on Quality, Logistics, Cost and Innovation. Therefore, a background in Sourcing or Supply Chain roles with high-volume production would be beneficial.
The successful candidate will have both an internal and external role within the company. You will be dealing with suppliers and optimising costs and reaching Long Term Cost Down, as well as working together with the R&D-community within NPI-projects.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, both interpersonal and reporting as well as having an analytical and practical approach.
Relevant Supply-Market knowledge in Optoelectronics will be a distinct advantage in this role.
Qualifications:
You will be qualified to degree level in a relevant degree e.g. Mechanics, Electronics, Industrial Engineering or similar.
Experience:
You will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field, with a proven track record in achieving cost reductions with suppliers.
Additional Information:
Candidates MUST be eligible to live and work in the UK.
Skills: Supply, Purchasing, Optics, Optoelectronics, NPI, High-Volume Production.
To Apply: Please send CV and Covering Letter

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