Strategic Sourcing Specialist

40000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 – GBP42000/annum
21 Oct 2019
18 Nov 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Strategic Sourcing Specialist to join a leading international company, specialising in the sustainable energy industry.

As the Strategic Sourcing Specialist, you will be responsible for optimising the Weldments category, which consists of a significant number of parts and suppliers.

As the Strategic Sourcing Specialist, your duties will be:

* Manage own supplier portfolio – SRM, master data, supplier performance and contracts to include the sub categories: Bolts, Fasteners, Small Weldment and large Steel Structures.

* Support the Category Manager and Category Team from a commercial perspective.

* Lead RFQ processes and negotiations with suppliers.

* Support the development and execution of the sourcing strategy, supplier selection and cost reduction efforts.

* Support factory logistics purchasers and category purchasers in escalated delivery issues.

An ideal Strategic Sourcing Specialist will hold the following skills and experiences:

* Excellent financial knowledge.

* Must have previous working experience within a similar role.

* Ideally hold a qualification in a relevant discipline.

* Excellent IT skills, especially Excel & PowerPoint.

* Have strong analytical skills with a solution–focused attitude.

* Must be fluent in English.

Your primary work location will be Warrington based, however you should expect 50–80 travel days per year.

In return, you will have excellent opportunities for professional and personal development, a generous starting salary of GBP40K – GBP42K and an excellent benefits package