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Buyer

  • Location

    Stafford

  • Sector:

    Off highway

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £Competitive plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Lois Weston

  • Contact email:

    lois.weston@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446119

  • Job ref:

    55083

Job Title:  Site Buyer

Location: Stafford


We have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join the Site Purchasing team at a leading off highways organisation in Stafford.

You will be responsible for managing procurement activity for a group of suppliers / components at our Stafford Engine manufacturing facility. Your role will involve delivering procurement excellence including integration between the Global Purchasing team and the facility. As a Buyer you will provide purchasing solutions and expertise in order to deliver a lean, responsive and resilient material and services flow for the facility from source to dock. The role will demonstrate leadership in implementing cost reduction projects, inventory and quality improvement; as well as responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment. 


Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible and accountable for the implementation of a local sourcing strategy
  • Managing policies, agreements, special purchasing programs; and supporting specific Product line( NPI programmes
  • Provide leadership for cost reduction, sourcing, logistics and resource management.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives and new product introduction activities within Purchasing
  • Liaison with corresponding Category Buyers.


Required Qualifications:

  • Degree educated or equivalent experience within a Purchasing role.
  • Previous experience in managing a supplier base.
  • Ability to lead teams, suppliers and customers to effective solutions
  • Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skills
  • Effective communicator in written and oral form
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

 

If you are interested in this position please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.



Desired Qualifications:

*Previous experience of managing global suppliers.
*Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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