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DATE ADDED: Thu 12/03/2020

Strategic Buyer

Bradford, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

A leading manufacturing organisation are seeking to recruit a Strategic Buyer to manage procurement activities across a broad range of commodities.
The Strategic Buyer will form part of the procurement team to build an innovative supply chain.
Based in West Yorkshire near Huddersfield, the business boasts excellent career opportunities, providing a dynamic knowledge sharing environment that encourages commercial innovation.
The business seeks individuals that want to be part of the fabric, sharing and capturing ideas.
As the Strategic Buyer, they seek someone to driven, energetic and commercially minded to grow in an advancing organisation.
Duties & Responsibilities: - Responsible for commodity strategy development - Responsible for materials or services for either manufacturing, machined parts, subcontract manufacture or castings - Proactive approach to delivering associated strategy development, supplier management, process control and day-to-day stakeholder management under collaborative programme delivery - Business case development and product development, identifying non-production business and commercial enhancement and sub-contract - Work closely with all operational teams, including production, quality, design and supply chain, to ensure continuity of supply - Proactively develop and maintain effective relationships with vendor partners at all levels to ensure Procurement are a trusted adviser and an integral part of the business' decision-making process for third-party spend Skills and Experience: - Demonstrable experience of procurement in engineering manufacturing - A thorough understanding of ERP/MRP, purchasing tools and techniques - A demonstrable knowledge of techniques to deliver continuous cost savings and supply chain excellence - A demonstrable knowledge of the construction, engineering and manufacturing markets, including industry trends, emerging products & commercial models - A good understanding of supply chain risk and mitigation strategies, including legal risk, commercial risk, corporate responsibility risk, fraud risk and business continuity risk - Sufficient understanding of contract law to be able to review agreements £40,000 Bonus, Holiday, Flexi benefits Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions.