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STRATEGIC BUYER - BRISTOL / HYBRID

Employer
ARCA Resourcing Ltd
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Sector
Retail
Hours
Full Time
Flexibility
Home working available, Hybrid Working
Contract Type
Permanent

STRATEGIC BUYER / PROCUREMENT (ENGINEERING) BRISTOL / HYBRID

Roles: Strategic Buyer / Procurement

Location: Bristol / Hybrid

Salary: GBPCompetitive salary plus benefits

ARCA is partnered with a rapidly scaling, high tech engineering business seeking to expand its procurement team by hiring an experienced Strategic Buyer.

The successful candidate will source high-quality components and materials, negotiate with suppliers, and manage procurement processes to support the engineering and production teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Find, assess, and select suppliers that match company quality, cost, and reliability benchmarks
  • Negotiate terms and costs with suppliers
  • Oversee supplier performance to ensure they meet contract terms and performance targets
  • Create and execute procurement plans in line with company objectives and project schedules
  • Work collaboratively with engineering and production teams
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and new technologies affecting supply chains through market research

Experienced required:

  • Proven experience as a Buyer / Procurement in an engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective supplier relationships
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Understanding of supply chain processes
  • Experience using procurement software and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal

Nice to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, related field or equivalent experience.
  • CIPS Qualified
  • Familiar with MS Dynamics.
  • Familiarity with international logistics.

If this opportunity is of interest, please apply for immediate consideration.

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