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Purchasing Buyer

Salary: £32

Location: Staffordshire

Job type: Contract

Category: Staffordshire

Purchasing Buyer A Purchasing Buyer with purchasing and supplier development is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Engineering client based in Stafford. Overview of the Purchasing Buyer contract role We have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join the Site Purchasing Team at our client site in Stafford. You will be responsible for managing procurement activity for the Large Power System Division (LPSD) at our Stafford Engine manufacturing facility. Your role will involve the local management of a number of suppliers and components for both current production and new engines currently under development. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate procurement excellence through working closely with both internal departments and the suppliers. As a Buyer you will provide purchasing solutions and deliver a lean, responsive and resilient material and services flow for the facility from source to dock. The role will demonstrate leadership in implementing cost reduction projects, supply chain optimisation and quality improvement; as well as responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: * Responsible and accountable for the implementation of a local sourcing strategy * Managing policies, agreements, special purchasing programs; and supporting specific Product line(s) NPI programs * Provide leadership for cost reduction, sourcing, logistics and resource management. * Lead continuous improvement initiatives and new product introduction activities within Purchasing * Liaison with corresponding Category Buyers and Buyers in our India Manufacturing Facility. Key skills required for the Purchasing Buyer Required Qualifications: *Degree educated or equivalent experience within a Purchasing role. *Previous experience in managing a supplier base. *Ability to lead teams, suppliers and customers to effective solutions *Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skills *Effective communicator in written and oral form *Well-developed interpersonal skills Desired Qualifications: *Previous experience of managing global suppliers. *Professional certification in Purchasing or Supply Chain. The role is based in Stafford If you are a Buyer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone (phone number removed) Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information. Outsource UK - Curating Specialist Talent We're one of the largest independent staffing companies in the UK, focussed on Technology, Change and Engineering talent. For over 30 years we have been taking care of everything for jobseekers and clients alike. We pride ourselves on listening to your needs and working closely with you to find the right role or hire for you. Outsource - taking care of everything

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