Direct Production Strategy Buyer - 37091

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  • Salary:

    £28.04 - 28.04 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Meacham

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    01384 446112

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Title: Senior Strategy Buyer (Maternity Cover)

Contract Position based at: Gaydon and Whitley

Rate - up to £28.04/hr Ltd (which equals c£21.64/hr PAYE) - INSIDE IR35

Position Description:

** Senior Strategy Buyer / Direct Buyer / Direct Production Buyer **

Skills Required:

  1. Direct Purchasing experience
  2. Extensive experience managing RFQs
  3. Strong analytical skills and business acumen

Experience Required:

  • Strong buying and negotiating expertise with previous experience of a purchasing or other commercial negotiating environment - able to manage and execute complex negotiations
  • Strong project management, business acumen and analytical skills
  • Experience in supplier relationship management
  • Strong leadership, influencing and relationship management skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels of the organisation and with external suppliers/customers

Experience Preferred:

  • An understanding of cost drivers in a manufacturing environment
  • A proven awareness of the total business case and end customer value relationship
  • Experience of dealing with global companies with high value revenue

Education Required:

Degree or relevant equivalent experience preferred

Additional Information:


To apply for this role please send your CV to

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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