Strategic Commodity Buyer

Posted 22 February by Reed Procurement & Supply Chain Featured
REED Procurement and Supply Chain are currently recruiting for a Technical Buyer to join a well established engineering company based in Oxfordshire. The organisation are very passionate about supporting and developing their staff and this position has a career development path, especially with the predicted growth. There is plenty of opportunity and challenges, so someone driven and passionate is a must.

As a Technical Buyer, you will be responsible for buying a range of components and materials involved in the manufacturing of their products. We are specifically looking for a procurement professional who has a solid understanding of working to technical drawings and specifications from customers.

We are looking for a Procurement professional who has a good understanding of procurement within an engineering and manufacturing field. Ideally 3-5 years experience of buying technical products. A degree in Engineering would be a big plus, as would CIPS study (though not essential).

-Procurement professional
-Knowledge of Supply Chain
-Contract management
-Supplier reviews
-Strategic Sourcing
-Supplier negations and managing demand
-Stock management and inventory management knowledge
-Knowledge of Quality control
-Knowledge of MRP
-Delivering best total acquisition cost (TAC) for the business
-Track record of delivering results

If this is of some interest to you then please send your most recent and up to date CV to 

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