Bids and Projects Buyer

Bids and Projects Buyer

Job Title: Bids and Projects Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896026_1562168340
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2019 16:39

Job Description

Your experience within purchasing and building relations with suppliers would make a real impact with my client.
They are an evolving and growing organisation and in response to unprecedented success in supplying mission-critical vehicles, survivability systems and services to clients across the world, including Departments of Defence, Government Organisations, Non-Government Organisations and Original Equipment Manufacturers. Following the win of several major programs, they are now looking to strengthen their existing Procurement Team
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My client requires the services of a Bids and Projects Buyer This role includes:
*You will manage key stakeholders internal and external
*You will develop and improve their procurement influence on winning new business and delivering successful bids and projects to its customers
*Supporting the sales function in winning new business through accurate cost estimating and development of concept bills of material
*Create the bid & project procurement strategies leading make / buy decisions, communicating clear cost, time and quality deliverables to key stakeholders
*Lead the planning of materials requirements to ensure timely deliveries within budget, working collaboratively with Category Buyers to manage exceptions.
*Promote a design-for-manufacture culture through early supplier involvement and collaborative working with internal & external engineering teams.

About You:
*You will have proven supply chain managementexperience within automotive, engineering and manufacturing industries
*Experience in a strategic leadership role in Supply Chain Management
*You will ideally hold CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) or currently studying for CIPS
Position: Bids and Projects Buyer
Location: Walton on-Thames, Surrey
Very Competitive Salary and benefits on offer

Keywords: Buyer, Purchasing, Procurement, CIPS, Engineering, Manufacturing

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.