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Strategic Buyer

Employer
MTrec Recruitment
Location
Durham, County Durham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The rewards and benefits on offer:
  • A highly competitive basic salary!
  • A full time and permanent contract from day one!
  • Flexible working hours!
  • You will have the opportunity to work for the region’s premier employers!
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities

Mtrec’s new client opportunity:

Mtrec are proudly representing our industry leading, bespoke service client in their 2024 recruitment drive. The company are a global leader in emerging technologies and have strong links to the northeast and are also a global employer! The role is well suited to those with experience of working with global suppliers, a strategic purchasing background, and vendor auditing experience. If you meet the person specification below, apply now for an immediate response!

The job you will do:
  • Overall responsibility for issuing purchase orders and operating subcontractors from the demand and sourcing stage to delivery.
  • Establishing purchase orders and tracking until delivery.
  • Gathering needs and evaluating suppliers in preparation for negotiations, requests for quotes, and responsibility from the end of the negotiation stage until the completion of the contract with the supplier.
  • Responsibility for ongoing procurement operations with all relevant parties: suppliers, internal customers, and interfaces.
  • Handling and promoting proactive departmental tasks or intra-organizational requirements.
  • Handling defective products (MRB).
  • Understanding the internal customer's need, defining a budget framework, suggesting alternatives, and assisting in choosing the optimal solution.
  • Identify opportunities for proactive effective and streamlining processes.
  • Analysis of market trends to identify potential suppliers and alternatives.
  • Managing relationships with suppliers (local and foreign).
  • Leading cost reduction projects.
  • Negotiating commercial contracts and engagements

About you:
  • Minimum 3-5 years of commercial procurement experience in a similar
  • Assertiveness and commercial negotiation abilities.
  • Proven experience of supplier auditing and assessment is essential for the role.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and motivation.
  • High mastery of Excel.
  • Experience with SAP is essential.
  • Experience with mechanics, electronics, and machining - an advantage.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work with multiple interfaces.
  • Service awareness and high learning ability.

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