Senior Buyer (Engineering)

Ronin Limited
£35,000 - £38,000
10 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Title: Senior Buyer (Engineering) Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 Package Location: Plymouh Vacancy Overview The Senior Buyer will work as part of a multi-functional team leading across various bids and sites. This team has a challenging role in compliantly sourcing new products and services to grow and support the large bid programme within a very short timeframe. Key Duties: Lead new bid work across Defence focused business unit Development of Strategic Sourcing Strategies Ensure sourcing strategies are implemented and documented effectively Manage and develop Key Supplier Relationships in line with Sourcing Strategies Key Supplier engagement and visits Resource planning across bid programme Desktop and field market research Prepare bid evaluation reports, and in particular, carry out Commercial Evaluation of Quotations and there compliancy Negotiate competitive prices, often against a background of demanding target savings and sole source suppliers Negotiate Key Supplier Contract Terms and Conditions Supply chain risk assessments Submit pricing recommendations based on Total Cost of Ownership To interface with all levels of management within the business unit and all other interested parties in relation to his/her role To lead and manage the team, in the absence of the Principal Buyer, and provide day to day operational and commercial support and leadership to the team Engage with the technical and quality teams to ensure there is no compromise on the high quality Ensure appropriate tools and techniques are used, guaranteeing cost and performance is achieved for our customers Peer reviewing work from team and coaching team to ensure continuous improvement is a consistent theme Candidate Overview: The Candidate should be able to demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of Supply Chain requirements and risks as well as the need to for improved Supplier Relationships. Demonstrate strong negotiation/commercial skills For further information email

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