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Job Title:  Strategic Buyer


Sunbury on Thames, SRY, GB, TW16 7EF

Business Unit:  Air Technology
Posting Date:  Sep 14, 2022
Job Description: 

Scope of Role:

  • Responsible for delivering Operational Excellence in cost savings, stocking and supply agreements, and improving efficiencies in Purchasing procedures and practices across both sites
  • Represent the business at Working Capital and Operational excellence reviews with corporate, taking responsibility for collating and fully understanding the date, challenges and impacts, and being able to articulate these
  • Define and implement Supply Chain risk assessment process, and outputs including Vendor reduction to support improvements in Supplier On-Time Delivery and Quality performance


Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Implement supply chain KPI’s and targets with clear time plans
  • Develop and manage the Operational Excellence material cost reduction time plans in line with company targets
  • Develop Strategic relationships with current Suppliers
  • Identify new supplier opportunities, with improved focus on low cost regions
  • Ensure key relationships are built with internal and external stakeholders
  • Improve Supplier selection processes and manage all risk mitigation and supplier development or reduction plans
  • Negotiate improved terms and conditions for the business, including payment, stocking, kitting and delivery plans
  • Rationalise Supplier base with improved spend by combining all sites through active commodity management
  • Support improvements in Supplier On-Time Delivery process / capacity audits and action plans
  • Support Operational Purchasing team in relation to product flow, obsolescence and last time buys as required

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.