Junior Buyer opportunity with an automotive manufacturer based in Coventry.
Your new company
Hays are currently recruiting on behalf of an international automotive manufacturer in Coventry, employing over 7000 people worldwide. The company have recently undergone a reshuffle and are looking to take on a Junior Buyer to support the Procurement team, with a view to take on their own category in the future.
Your new role
Reporting into the Senior Buyer you will be responsible for supporting the implementation of their category strategy and new product introduction. You will be negotiating contracts, preparing reports, and compiling departmental KPIs, as well as monitoring and advising on issues. You will liaise with suppliers to maintain professional relationships whilst analysing and evaluating their performance and spend. You will also be purchasing goods, services, and materials ensuring they adhere to specified quality, cost, and delivery targets.
What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will be someone who is dynamic, resilient, and self-motivated. You will need to be able to build effective and productive relationships, work to tight deadlines, and seek out commercial opportunities. Previous experience in a similar role and the ability to read technical drawings would be advantageous but are not essential.
What you'll get in return
A starting salary of £25,000, 25 days holiday plus statutory, and up to 6% pension contribution. This role has fantastic opportunities for progression and would suit somebody looking for the next step in their career.
What you need to do now
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