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Strategic Buyer

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Company: Procurement People
Contract: PERM
Location: Rugby, United Kingdom


Strategic Buyer
Technical Product Manufacturing
Rugby, Warwickshire
Circa £35k-£40k

We are working with a SME manufacturing business based in Rugby, a small specialist manufacturer of technical, technology driven products. We are seeking a Buyer able to deliver strategic development of the supply base. You will be rationalising the supply base, delivering sourcing and supplier management activities with a view to reducing costs, improving supply, ensuring quality and gaining the highest levels of value possible. Procurement activities will cover the procurement of components and materials used in the manufacture of a technical product line across all electronics both digital and analogue, mechanics, and all optics.

You will be sourcing suppliers through structured Rfx processes, negotiating supply agreements while ensuring the availability and continuity of supply to meet production needs. Some of the components sourced are from a supply base in China, experience of far east sourcing would be a real advantage.

In addition to day to day supply of materials and components you will work with a highly skilled development team in NPD activities, sourcing small batch materials and components for prototype builds while ensuring scalability for manufacturing.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Ideally degree qualified supported by CIPS Diploma.
  • Experience of sourcing and negotiating with suppliers for technical materials / components.
  • Experience of far east sourcing.
  • Proven ability to deliver value across cost, value, quality and on time through procurement activities.

 

 





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