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Strategic Purchaser (Tail Spend)

Posted 28 days ago by Pertemps
Location Warrington Job Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - £42000 per annum Sector Miscellaneous
Job Title: Strategic Purchaser (Tail Spend)
Location: Warrington, Cheshire (WA3)
Salary: £40K - £42K (DOE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Hrs :- Full Time 37.5hrs (Mon-Fri)
Sector: Renewables/Management/Manufacturing


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Strategic Purchaser to join a leading international company, specialising in the sustainable energy industry.

As the Strategic Purchaser, you will be responsible for optimising the Tail Spend category, which consists of a significant number of parts and suppliers. You will also ensure that all KPI' and targets are achieved at supplier level, including safety, quality, delivery, contract compliance and cost.


As the Strategic Purchaser (Tail Spend), your duties will be:

" Manage own supplier portfolio - SRM, master data, supplier performance and contracts
" Support the Category Manager and Category Team from a commercial perspective.
" Lead RFQ processes and negotiations with suppliers.
" Support the development and execution of the sourcing strategy, supplier selection and cost reduction efforts.
" Support factory logistics purchasers and category purchasers in escalated delivery issues.

An ideal Strategic Purchaser (Tail Spend) will hold the following skills and experiences:

" Knowledge of a broad field of components from wind, marine or mechanical industries.
" Has excellent financial knowledge.
" Must have previous working experience within a similar role.
" Ideally hold a qualification in a relevant discipline.
" Excellent IT skills, especially Excel & PowerPoint.
" Have strong analytical skills with a solution-focused attitude.
" Must be fluent in English


Your primary work location will be Warrington based, however you should expect 50-80 travel days per year.

In return, you will have excellent opportunities for professional and personal development, a generous starting salary of £40K - £42K with an excellent benefits package.