Senior Strategic Buyer

Cwmbran Permanent
  • You will be working for an international key player in the Aviation Industry
  • Safran Seats is one of the world's leading suppliers of seating for passengers

About Our Client

Safran Seats is a leading player in the Aviation Engineering/Manufacturing sector. With a global footprint and a workforce of several thousand, they are well-established and respected for their commitment to innovation and quality. Located in Newport, they maintain a strong presence and play a significant role in their industry.

Job Description

  • Lead procurement and supply chain initiatives within the organisation.
  • Develop strategic buying plans and execute them effectively.
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers to ensure the best prices and quality.
  • Manage and mentor a team of junior buyers.
  • Monitor market trends and adapt buying strategies accordingly.
  • Ensure compliance with industry and company standards in all procurement activities.
  • Collaborate with other departments to streamline purchasing processes.
  • Conduct cost analysis to identify areas of improvement.

The Successful Applicant

  • Knowledge of strategic buying practices in the industrial/manufacturing sector.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to mentor a team.
  • Exceptional negotiation skills and the ability to build relationships with suppliers.
  • A keen eye for market trends and the ability to adapt strategies accordingly.

What's on Offer

  • An attractive salary
  • Additional benefits including 4 x life assurance, cycle to work scheme, and employee discounts.
  • The opportunity for hybrid working.
  • Being part of a dedicated and professional team in the industrial/manufacturing sector.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Join our team and contribute to our ongoing success while advancing your career as a Senior Strategic Buyer. Apply today!

Roxanne Dodds
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0432

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Roxanne Dodds
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0432
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