Materials Sourcing Lead - Scrap

Major Recruitment (Doncaster Technical)
Yorkshire & Humber
40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + £40000 - £45000/annum
08 Mar 2019
05 Apr 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Senior Materials Sourcing Lead

Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm

Salary: ??40,000 - ??45,000 per annum, depending on experience

Employment: Ongoing contract - possibility of leading to full time employment

Role Purpose:

Scrap is a fundamental raw material for steelmaking and currently purchase c 400ktpa at a cost of ??100m.

As such this is a key role within the function that is accountable for 1) setting a clear category strategy,

increasing co-operation with technical and end users and the efficient and effective sourcing of scrap in order to

obtain an optimal price / quality relationship 2) all elements of contract strategy, new supplier onboarding and

site visits, monthly price negotiations & closing, 3) the effective extraction of value from supplier relationships 4)

selling the company to potential new suppliers.

Core Accountabilities:

* Supplier Market knowledge. Regularly scan the marketplace and suppliers, collect facts and then deliver reports.

and actions to secure scrap at competitive prices and increase the supplier base.

* Converts demands of end users and constructs a sourcing plan that maximises value across the

business within framework of agreed category strategy.

* Delivers all required aspects of pre contract work and the negotiations, closes and puts in place contracts that

deliver values for the business and managers the supplier and end user relationships.

* Systems and procedures.

Purchasing administration to update the Information about orders and progress and make sure that it will be


* Drives the widening of the supplier base through market research and supplier onboarding.

* Challenges the business to ensure it understand the relative Value In use of the grades of scrap available

and optimise's the mix.

Immediate interview available for the right candidate, with a view to start with our client as soon as possible