Buyer

Location
Coventry
Salary
GBP20 - GBP25 per hour +
Posted
23 Aug 2017
Closes
22 Sep 2017
Ref
13852606/001
Contact
Michael Stevens
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Automotive
Hours
Full Time

The Buyer will be joining a global luxury automotive OEM and will be required to support the ongoing growth of the business by sourcing and procurring a defined range of componentry with focus on securing strong commercial terms and excellent quality and delivery service levels from our suppliers.

Client Details

Global automotive OEM based in Coventry operating out of modern and inspiring manufacturing facilities and offering excellent career long term career prospects.

Description

The buyer will be an integral part of the interior trim team, in procuring a defined range of components in line with procedures and objectives whilst keeping a focus on securing strong commercial terms and excellent quality and delivery service levels from suppliers.

The buyer will be required to develop and implement commodity strategies, evaluate cost data and quotation analysis forms, manage supplier relationships and performance, identify supplier risk and develop risk mitigation strategies, and lead and promote strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Profile

To be considered for the buyer vacancy, you will need:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • CIPS qualified, or working towards
  • Strategic procurement experience
  • Excellent time management and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous experience as a Buyer within engineering or automotive environments.

Job Offer

£20 - £25 per hour

6 month contract