Senior Global Sourcing Specialist
POSTING END DATE: 03/04/2018
ADVERTISED SALARY: £37,900 -£45,000
LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire
An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world's most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Every product. Every process. Every environment. Our vehicles continually set the benchmark for luxury, innovation and performance thanks to our unrivalled commitment to infinite detail. Join us within our Purchasing teams, and you'll be the driving force behind it all.
As the Senior Global Sourcing Specialist, you'll interface regularly with Buyers, Product Engineering and other key stakeholders across the business. Your role will be high-profile, requiring stakeholder engagement at many levels within Jaguar Land Rover.
You'll assist in the delivery of highly strategic negotiations, strategic projects, and long-term sourcing strategies to ensure optimal cost benefit and cost control to Jaguar Land Rover. You'll also manage the supplier assessment process, communication documents, and calculation tools for use in negotiations and assist in the development of strategic tools such as Business Case and Total Cost of Ownership tools, strategy, and supplier performance metrics.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
Alongside strong project management, business acumen and analytical skills, you'll be able to demonstrate prior cross-functional working experience. You'll combine excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to present complex information to all levels of the business.
Your excellent communication skills mean you're able to converse at all levels of an organisation and with external customers. Finally, you'll need to have a robust understanding of sourcing activity work streams and a comprehensive understanding of total cost with strong numerical ability.
Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you'll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.
Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.