Strategic Sourcing Lead

Recruiter
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
Somerset
Salary
48000.00 GBP Annual + 00
Posted
02 Feb 2019
Closes
16 Feb 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 (e.g. 8D, auditing, etc.)