RZ Group Clevedon, North Somerset, UK
Senior Buyer The RZ Group is currently working closely with a global engineering company who are currently looking to recruit an experienced Senior Buyer. The purpose of this role will be to be responsible for all suppliers within the commodity base, providing support on tactical accounts whilst actively managing the suppliers within the portfolio. Further duties will include: Full supplier management covering all aspects of supply across the assigned portfolio Contact suppliers and resolve high level issues regarding price, quality, delivery or payment. Negotiate contracts and terms of business with suppliers. Set up & review agreements, undertake scorecard reviews and manage performance improvement activities. Manage & support implementation of engineering change requests on critical or difficult parts. Develop a commodity strategy to improve operational efficiency, add value and drive out cost and risk from the existing supply chain. Continually review purchasing systems and processes and implement improvement where appropriate. Knowledge, Skills & Experience Requirements Qualified or working towards CIPS. Alternatively significant experience in a similar position is required. Extensive experience in a purchasing and supply chain function within a manufacturing environment. An accomplished negotiator with an analytical mind, a self-starter that is able to work off own initiative. Computer literate, to include advanced Excel skills. Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements In return my client is willing to offer a salary of £37,000 - £41,000 + an excellent benefits package. If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please don't hesitate to click apply or call Gareth Cottom on (see below) for further information. Recruitment Zone acting as an employment agency in regard to this advert.