Strategic Buyer - Fixed Term Contract for 6 months

Purpose of Role/Key Objectives

It began with one man’s passion for music.

Believe that the exploration of sound is an adventure? Want to join a world leader in the audio field and work alongside some genuinely brilliant people?

Naim Audio is a highly respected global brand that is both innovative and creative, continually receiving industry awards (including 5 in the recent What Hi-Fi? Awards) as well as consistent 5-star reviews for our ability to produce technically brilliant and stylish audio pieces.

We are currently looking for a Strategic Buyer for our busy Supply Chain Department. You will be a key player working within a small team.

What you'll do:

  • Simplify the Naim sub-contract supply chain
  • Move all sub-contract process to a single source supply
  • Maintain cost quality and delivery metrics

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Champion EHS within the business
  • Identify all sub-contract and free issue process, analysis on the current supply chain to include a full review for a landed part
  • Propose and identify alternative supply chains that ensure we have one part ordering without the need for multiple processes and purchase orders

Skills & Requirements

Who are you?

  • You are CIPS Level 5 or similar with 3+ years of working in a global supply chain team where you will have gained demonstrable experience of leading supplier negotiations and audits.  You should also have 5+ years of working within a LCR setting up new suppliers and supply chains as well as having attained the ability to identify and develop lean supply chains.  Avec une maison mère française, si vous parlez un peu le français ... ça ferait vraiment notre journée!


All employees have a responsibility for quality and must check the quality of the work they perform.

It is the duty of all employees to ensure that processes and system of work is designed to underwrite the continued commitment to the health, safety, and welfare of all members of staff. We will take steps to ensure that our statutory duties are met at all times, and every employee has a responsibility to co-operate with this undertaking. We also fully accept our responsibility for other persons who may be affected by our activities.

Qualification / Experience

  • Strategic Purchasing Experience
  • Analytical and presentation skills
  • Experience of electro-mechanical assemblies
  • +5 years in a similar role



Reporting to:

Head of Supply Chain

Hours of work:

37.5 hours each week

Contract is for 6 months (fixed term) 


If you are interested in this role, please contact us at [email protected].