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Technical Buyer

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Medical device

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Lisa Osborne

  • Contact email:

    lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    51538

Buyer - Technical

Manufacturing - Medical

Cambridge

Technical Buyer required by one of the UK's most exciting companies to be joining right now. An award-winning high growth company with a reputation for innovation and vision.

The Role:

An exciting opportunity exists for a Technical Buyer who has a proven track record of working with a global supply chain, ensuring best value performance and best in class supply.

Your key responsibilities will involve:

  • Source and negotiate new and alternative sources of supply.
  • Organising and leading supplier meetings with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitoring supplier performance and feedback performance for continuous supplier
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with critical and key suppliers.
  • Manage daily activities in respect of suppliers within remit, placing PO's, expediting and general performance.
  • Proactively communicate design changes to supply base and agree implementation and timescales accordingly.
  • Preparation and communication of build data packs, BOM's, drawings & work instructions to
  • Working cross-functionally, to support the application of new designs or problem resolution
  • Supporting with the development of ERP system against Procurement requirements.

The Person:

As an experienced procurement professional, you will offer the following:

  • Strong organisation and negotiation skills
  • Degree and (CIPS) highly desirable.
  • A self-motivated and customer focused approach
  • A flexible, responsive and positive approach to work in a busy and challenging environment.
  • Proven technical procurement background in relevant manufacturing/engineering discipline or industry.
  • A strong technical understanding with respect to Mechanical and/or Electronic materials, to enable confident communication with both internal and external stakeholders.

In return for your procurement experience, you will be offered a competitive salary and a great benefits package. Interested in this exciting opportunity, apply directly to lisa.osborne@jonlee or call for further details 01384 446162.

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