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Strategic Sourcing Specialist

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    Jonathan Armstrong

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    22 days ago

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A leading manufacturer of aerospace components based near Burnley is actively recruiting for an additional person to join their Purchasing & Procurement team, due to continued growth and workload demands. The position is a Strategic Procurement Specialist offering £55,000 - £60,000 p/a, with additional benefits included.


Reporting directly to the Director of Planning & Supply Chain, you’ll own, manage and implement sourcing and commercial solutions relating to supplier selection, tendering and commercial / contract negotiation, through to contract award and order placement. You’ll also be responsible for driving improvements in overall supply chain performance, while ensuring procurement costs are controlled and opportunities for savings are identified & implemented.


The Manager is keen to hear from experienced Procurement Specialists with a strong background in strategic purchasing and buying, ideally in a safety critical industry such as aerospace, defence, nuclear, marine or automotive. Due to the demands of the position you’ll need demonstrable experience relating to commercial negotiation, contractual terms & conditions negotiation and contract formation in a manufacturing environment.


If you’re interested in learning more, please use the Apply function to arrange an initial call to discuss the full job description and company details. Alternatively please contact Jon Armstrong at RPS if you have any queries or are looking for roles in other engineering disciplines.