Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Strategic Sourcing Specialist – Portsmouth – Permanent £45,000 – £50,000

Excipion are currently recruiting for a leading global manufacturing organisation based in the South coast. Strategic Sourcing Procurement experience within electronic component as well as previous experience working within a fast paced, high volume manufacturing organisation is necessary.

A key element of this role will be creating and implementing long term sourcing strategies that will focus on the purchasing of electronic commodities. The successful candidate will be have a high degree of commercial sourcing procurement experience, you will need to be able to negotiate and establish commercial terms with new and existing vendors.

The Strategic Sourcing Specialist will work as part of the Supply Chain team delivering on a procurement strategy to achieve best value for the organisation. The successful candidate will be responsible for the vendors responding to SLA’s in a timely fashion and making sure they meet their planned delivery dates. Experience of working within an electro mechanical background would be a distinct advantage.

Candidates will require significant stakeholder engagement skills to build successful supplier partnerships and internal relationships. Previous experience of developing and delivering an end to end procurement strategy would be an advantage with knowledge of rationalising a supply base and sourcing new suppliers for new products a key element of the role. CIPS would be an advantage.

This role will suit someone currently working as a Strategic Sourcing Specialist or Sourcing Manager or Commodity Manager or Commodity Lead or Commodity Specialist or Purchasing Manager or Senior Buyer

For more information please contact Calum Brown on 02392 322 337 or email on cbrown@excipion.co.uk.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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