Procurement & Supply Chain

Strategic Buyer

  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: £30000 - £31500 per annum + pension, holiday and benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: PSCW-33324A
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Job Description

A leading manufacturing organisation are seeking to recruit a Strategic Buyer to manage purchasing activities across a broad range of commodities. The Strategic Buyer will form part of the procurement team to build an innovative supply chain.

The business want a driven career minded individual that will have excellent training and mentorship, while 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 Buyer, they seek someone driven, energetic and commercially minded to grow in an advancing organisation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

- Responsible for commodity purchasing
- Responsible for materials or services
- 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 knowledge of procurement in manufacturing
- 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

£30,000 + CIPS training, 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.
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