Strategic Sourcing Buyer

Elevation Recruitment Group
Yorkshire & Humber
45000.00 GBP Annual + 00
02 Jan 2019
26 Jan 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Procurement and Supply Chain are currently searching for an experienced Strategic Sourcing Buyer to work for a leading manufacturing business based West Yorkshire.

The successful Strategic Sourcing Buyer will be responsible for the purchasing of goods and services, ensuring production is in line with demand. Working with a portfolio of suppliers, the Indirect Buyer will have an annual spend of c??10-15 million.

* Develop high-quality sourcing plans for goods & services for the following areas: Castings, Forgings, Sub-contract manufacturer, Electronics, Electricals
* Lead and manage the delivery of the following: Spend Analysis/Opportunity Identification/Project Prioritisation/Sourcing Solutions
* Responsible for delivering compliant tendering processes through RFI/RFQ
* Managing the tender/bid clarification & evaluation process, managing the contract award with engineers
* Managing supplier performance matrix against lead times, quality and service requirements
* Build strong stakeholder relationships to drive commercial opportunities focusing on quality, cost and value
* Working closely and collaborating with cross functional teams including finance, production, supply chain, procurement, engineering and quality
* Deliver pre-agree savings and quality improvement
* Identify and drive smart purchasing opportunities and outcomes
* Manage, monitor, mitigate and risks associated with project delivery and subsequent savings

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

* Procurement commodity sourcing experience
* Effective interpersonal, written communication, analytical, presentation and negotiation skills cross-functionally and with external customers and suppliers.
* Highly motivated, positive, and flexible (to work proactively and effectively in a fast-paced start-up company).
* CIPS qualified professional (Working towards full completion)

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on purchasing, sourcing, and full supply chain control and management positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would like to hear from you.