Strategic Buyer - Littlehampton

£40,000 to £45,000 + 12.5% Bonus
Ref: 314 Date Posted: Monday 08 Aug 2022
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Are you an experienced Buyer looking for the next step and new opportunity?

Futures Recruitment Services are supporting their local client for a Strategic Buyer position.

Full time position paying up to £45,000 per annum with 12.5% annual bonus

The man duties of Strategic Buyer:

  • Develop and implement plans to achieve continuous improvement of Parker’s WIN Strategy and Filtration Group related to the division.
  • Identify, evaluate and develop suppliers to meet the current and future needs of the business
  • Identify areas of risk in the supply chain, effectively prioritise, develop and implement plans to mitigate such risks
  • Reporting of KPI’s, analysis and development of improvement plans
  • Develop our supplier relationships and ensure >80% of the location spend is covered by Strategic Procurement Agreements which are managed and controlled in line with EBI requirements.
  • Manage supplier performance by way of recognising both positive and negative achievements and communicate effectively to promote the pursuit of excellence and best practice both internally and externally
  • Continuously benchmark suppliers, analyse pricing trends and utilise cost models to defend against price increases, achieve price decreases and best total cost of ownership solutions
  • Effective and timely project management and coordination of Supply Chain activities     

Key Accountabilities

  • Regularly review KPI’s to identify areas for development to improve the performance of the Supply Chain function
  • Promote the use of PH connect with suppliers to improve visibility of key performance indicators
  • Monitor and report Supplier Quality, Delivery and Cost performance to create and implement improvement plans across the Division
  • Monitor and report Purchase Price Index (PPI) to create and implement improvement plans across the Division
  • Continuously develop Deflation plans to achieve cost reductions of 5% across the Division
  • Maximise the payment terms with suppliers to improve WADPO for the Division
  • Monitor and analyse inventory data to develop supplier strategies for inventory reduction
  • Monitor and analyse freight data to develop supplier strategies to reduce freight cost, reduce lead times and improve customer service
  • Coordinate Supply Chain activities for New Product Development

If you would like more information on the role, please apply contact Nikki