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  • Location

    Sunbury-on-Thames

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Thompson

  • Contact email:

    gemma.thompson@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH3036_1636641238

A fantastic opportunity for a Strategic Buyer to join a leading Manufacturing company based in Middlesex, salary up to £50k.

Candidates must have previous procurement experience in a Strategic Buyer role. Be self-driven and a self-starter. Able to establish goals and target areas, see process through from start to finish. Must be able to travel occasionally to another site in South London.

Role responsibilities of the Strategic Buyer Include:

  • Implement supply chain KPI's and targets with clear time plans
  • Develop and manage the Operational Excellence material cost reduction time plans in line with company targets
  • Develop Strategic relationships with current Suppliers
  • Identify new supplier opportunities, with improved focus on low-cost regions
  • Ensure key relationships are built with internal and external stakeholders
  • Improve Supplier selection processes and manage all risk mitigation and supplier development or reduction plans
  • Negotiate improved terms and conditions for the business, including payment, stocking, kitting and delivery plans
  • Rationalise Supplier base with improved spend by combining all sites through active commodity management
  • Support improvements in Supplier On-Time Delivery process / capacity audits and action plans
  • Support Operational Purchasing team in relation to product flow, obsolescence and last time buys as required

Person Specification of the Strategic Buyer Include:

  • Have worked in a regulated industry e.g., Automotive, Aerospace, Medical
  • Have worked in a Technical environment
  • Be able to develop a plan and run this autonomously
  • Be self-driven and a self-starter.


This role will be well suited to you if you have held a Strategic procurement role. Can work autonomously and would like to work towards progression.