Buyer Ref# PK28973

  • Bridport, Dorset
  • £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • PK28973

Holt Executive would love to hear from experienced Strategic Buyers who are looking to use their knowledge and join an innovative forward thinking company who design and manufacture products for the defence and aerospace markets.

The Strategic Buyer will have a strong focus on vendor and product development in the supply chain. With main goals set around cost, quality and delivery the position holder also needs to have a natural skill at identifying and developing new suppliers/materials and technologies in-line with product initiatives.

This exciting role, due to growth within the business, is a strategically and technically focused procurement role and a background in technical manufacturing or engineering sector would be advantageous.

Key Responsibilities for Strategic Buyer:

+ Drive supply chain development for cost, quality and delivery

+ Identify and action productivity savings projects In-line with company targets

+ Identify and develop new suppliers/materials/technologies in-line with product/process initiatives

+ Negotiate price conditions (price, payment terms, Incoterms, warranty, logistic requirements) with vendors

+ Build and develop beneficial relationships with suppliers

+ Control vendor selection for NPI (New Product Introductions)

Key Requirements for Strategic Buyer:

+ Experience of supply chain control for a manufacturing company

+ Experience of vendor performance improvement

+ Experience of identifying and driving productivity cost savings with vendors

+ Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications.

+ Experience of working with an MRP/ERP system