Sourcing Engineer (strategic)

Recruiter
Enterprise Recruitment Ltd
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
35000.00 - 48000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 – GBP48000/annum
Posted
15 Aug 2019
Closes
13 Sep 2019
Sector
Engineering
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sourcing Engineer (strategic)

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.

The right candidate will be someone with strong data analysis and commodity strategy and has worked in a manufacturing environment. Candidates with experience in fabrication, injection moulding or Die casting would be very beneficial.

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