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Strategic Buyer - Engineering / Manufacturing

  • Location: Horsham, rh12 4ge
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Procurement and Supply Chain
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email: e.bainbridge@jamrecruitment.co.uk
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 25 June 2021
  • Job Ref: 76731SB_1620997269

Exciting opportunity for a Strategic Buyer to work for a market leading manufacturing business in the Horsham area.

The Senior Buyer will be responsible for executing the supply chain strategy and ensuring the delivery of quality products & services on plan, at the lowest cost of ownership.

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing the procurement activities for a supplier portfolio, executing regular business reviews, examining performance & setting improvement goals to meet functional objectives.
  • Developing & driving strong supply partnerships identifying opportunities to climb the value chain & maximise value add to deliver a high performing agile supply chain network.
  • Preparing Request for Information (RFI) & Request for Quotation (RFQ) documentation.
  • Facilitating the introduction of new parts, adapting the supply chain to support emerging needs.

You will be:

  • Experienced in technical & engineering buying with the ability to read and interpret technical drawings and have an understanding of associated manufacturing processes.
  • Experienced with good IT skills & a working knowledge of using MRP/ERP systems.
  • A team player able to liaise & work collaboratively cross functionally with Engineering, Quality, Production & Production Control teams.
  • A confident communicator with the ability to operate under pressure, multi task and deliver to exacting timescales.

*** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***

In return you will be offered a competitive salary with attractive benefits package and an opportunity to make your mark within a forward-thinking organisation.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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