Strategic Sourcing Lead

Recruiter
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
Somerset
Salary
42000.00 - 48000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
24 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Strategic | Sourcing | Commodity | Procurement | Quality | Manufacturing | CIPS

The role is to lead and manage the senior buyers and SQE's so that cost and quality targets are achieved by means of a pro-active strategic plan.

Activities:
  • Lead senior team in all aspects of their job (support negotiations, contracts, commodity strategies, etc.)
  • Identify bottleneck suppliers and develop mitigation plan.
  • Develop Commodity Strategies with seniors.
  • Develop and implement a pro-active strategy on Supplier Quality Improvement.
Skills:
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Good interpersonal and team working skills
  • Ability to manage limited team and translating strategy in team objectives
  • Flexible and capable of working in a complex manufacturing environment
  • Capable of interfacing professionally with suppliers
  • Resourceful, self-motivated and confident with working on own initiative
Qualifications:
  • CIPS level 5 or equivalent certification or equivalent through experience.
Experience:
  • Experience in strategic sourcing and leading a team
  • Proven track record of providing savings target and managing the figure
  • Experience with sourcing side of New Product Introduction Projects
  • Familiar with PPAP Process and Supplier Quality Tools (eg 8D, auditing, etc.)