Salary £35,000 - £45,000 per annumCONTRACTOR
Consultant Mike Stevens
Date posted 29 October 2018 2018-10-292018-11-28 manufacturing-and-production UK
Opportunity for a Strategic Buyer with experience in technical engineering and manufacturing environments. If you are immediately available or available at short notice this could be a great opportunity for you!
Based in Birmingham, you will play a key part in leading and supporting a global sourcing project identifying suppliers for a range of components. You will lead new product introduction projects, create price and supply contracts, provide support to the operational buyers and manage the creation and completion of the PPAP process.
With a spend responsibility of circa £20M, you will lead supplier readiness audits, price negotiations and supplier business assessments and will work closely with the quality/engineering team. You will be involved in high value and low volume purchasing. Alongside this, you will review current and future spend categories, identify new suppliers and develop a category strategy.
In order to be successful you will need to have experience in following:
- Worked in a high value / low volume purchasing environment
- Excellent negotiation skills and a track record of achieving cost savings
- Experience of running large resourcing projects
- Experience of working within a manufacturing/engineering environment
In return, the successful candidates will receive an annual salary of £40,000 - £45,000 + benefits on a 12 month fixed term contract basis.