Sourcing Engineer

Recruiter
Enterprise Recruitment Ltd
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
48000.00 GBP Annual + 00
Posted
20 Feb 2019
Closes
04 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sourcing Engineer

Working for an expanding hi-tech engineering organisation this position will play a vital role in ensuring supply chain is optimised to support some ambitious growth plans. The product range is low volume automated machinery so from a procurement point of view you will take responsibility for sourcing relevant suppliers using the latest manufacturing technologies on a global scale.

Other day to day responsibilities will include:

- Taking ownership of the supplier management cycle and proposing cost analysis and models to support strategic procurement objectives.

- Work with global supply chain team members to develop negotiation strategies and deliver material cost savings.

- Drive forward cross functional team members to work on margin improvement activities.

- Provide guidance to engineering teams before design engineering decisions are made.

- Take a proactive approach in identifying opportunities for value enhancement to deliver maximum product availability and cost efficiency.

For this role we are looking for:

- Proven experience of purchasing and sourcing experience working in a hi-tech engineering environment.

- A strong understanding of manufacturing and lean methodologies would be highly desirable.

- An understanding of design for manufacture.

- Experience of working with suppliers on a global scale.

- SAP experience would be desirable.

- CIPs qualified