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Strategic Buyer

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Strategic Buyer
Plymouth
£32,000 - £42,000 + Hybrid Working + Monthly Bonus + Discounted/Free Food + Employee Discount + Life Insurance


Excellent opportunity for a Strategic Buyer with buying/procurement experience looking to join an internationally leading manufacturing company where you can work autonomously on technically challenging and bespoke projects while having the flexibility to work from home.

Do you have a background in engineering? Do you want the chance to work within a talented yet friendly Supply Chain department?
On offer here is an excellent role in a well-established business with excellent growth, with a competitive salary and the opportunity to influence the procurement process and shake up the department and improve the entire process.

This company are a well-established, highly revered manufacturing company in the Plymouth area with sites across the world who not only are renowned for the quality of their products but also for being a leading and progressive employer within the area. Due to growth, they are currently looking for a Strategic Buyer to join their Supply Chain department.

This would suit a strategic buyer from a background in engineering/manufacturing, looking to take on a pivotal role in a company that rewards their employees.

The Role

  • Deliver New Product Introduction (NPI) to meet cost targets, mitigate risk, support the supplier quotation process and part availability for launch.
  • Define, maintain and manage Sourcing Strategy for the assigned suppliers' portfolio to deliver cost savings to the business.
  • Maintain continuous in-depth knowledge of market conditions, industry trends and developing technologies and keep exploring alternate source of supplies


The Person

  • Experience in evaluating the financial, commercial and technical capabilities of the potential suppliers
  • Graduate/ post graduate, must be CIPS qualified or equivalent
  • Excellent Strategic analysis
  • Wants a long-term rewarding role


Reference Number: BBBH159527

To apply for this role or to be considered for further roles, please click "Apply Now" or contact Ander Colles at Rise Technical Recruitment.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd acts an employment agency for permanent roles and an employment business for temporary roles.

The salary advertised is the bracket available for this position. The actual salary paid will be dependent on your level of experience, qualifications and skill set. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. Keywords: Buyer, buying, procure, procurement, strategy, strategic, process, supplier, suppliers, NPI, risk management, sourcing, market, technologies, supplies