Commodity Buyer

Ref:

SG 220301

sg@linklifeltd.co.uk

Salary - £40,000 - £42,000 Location - Haddenham Position - Permanent

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

A manufacturing and assembly organisation that develops solutions based on customer requirements, from design input and development of tools, through to parts production, asset financing, logistics, warehousing and direct supply to your production line or end customer.

  • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and implement a sourcing strategy for specific commodities
    • Project manage assigned sourcing projects including companywide NPI projects
    • Manage the quotation process ensuring quotations are received on time
    • Manage supplier pricing, negotiation, cost models and key cost drivers
    • To be a constant driver for cost reduction, continuous improvement and innovation within the business
    • Manage supplier relationships
    • Supplier selection / validation
    • Technical & Commercial authority for assigned commodities
  • SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

    • Experience of Manufacturing and technical knowledge
    • Experience of sourcing for either plastics, metals or electronics
    • Work with pace
    • With an emphasis on quality
    • Experience of working within a busy team
    • Experienced and committed to continuous improvement
    • Can clearly communicate spoken and written English
  • QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Business or technical qualifications
    • Able to drive commercial results
    • Ability to develop sourcing strategy and implement it
  • BENEFITS:

    • 8:30 – 5 Monday to Thursday
    • 8:30 – 3.20pm Friday
    • 25 days holiday
       
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