Senior Buyer / Strategic Sourcing Specialist (Supply Chain)

Oldham Temporary £50,000 - £55,000 per year
  • Immediate start available for a long term contract in Oldham
  • Senior Buyer / Sourcing Specialist paying c£50k + completion bonus

About Our Client

The organisation is a global leader in their sector with a team of over 1,000 employees at the site near Oldham. This company prides itself on its innovative solutions and commitment to quality as well as fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

Job Description

  • Developing and implementing strategic sourcing plans
  • Managing supplier relationships and long lead times
  • Analysing and understanding market trends
  • Ensuring supply chain efficiency
  • Working collaboratively with the procurement and supply chain team
  • Driving cost reduction initiatives
  • Maintaining compliance with all regulatory standards
  • Supporting continuous improvement efforts in the supply chain process

The Successful Applicant

The successful Strategic Sourcing Specialist should have:

  • Previously worked in strategic sourcing or procurement position within the industrial/manufacturing industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical abilities
  • Knowledge of supply chain processes and principles
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement
  • Strong IT skills
  • A degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary in the range of £50,000 per annum
  • Min 9 month contract to start as soon as possible
  • Contract extension or permanent may be available due to business growth
  • Excellent completion bonus c£5k
  • Generous holiday leave
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment

We encourage all interested candidates on short notice periods to apply for this exciting opportunity based in Oldham.

Vicki Stanworth
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Phone number
+44 113 388 9024

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Vicki Stanworth
Consultant phone
+44 113 388 9024
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