Classic Technical Parts Buyer
POSTING END DATE:27/03/2018
LOCATION: Coventry, West Midlands
ADVERTISED SALARY: £37,819 - £45,000
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 Classic Technical Parts Buyer, you'll join the expanding Classic Purchasing team having strategic and transactional responsibility for project and new part introduction sourcing managing spend for both Jaguar's and Land Rover's classic brands. Working closely with our Engineering and Product Specialist teams a significant element of your role will be sourcing parts for use in classic recreation projects or to support new introductions to be made available through the standard Aftermarket Parts Network (AMP).
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
You'll need previous experience in a similar role and the ability to provide technical sourcing expertise on all aspects of Classic parts or low volume supply. In order to advise on sourcing options, you'll use your excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build relationships and influence those outside of your direct responsibility.
Finally, you'll need the ability to grasp complex challenges, and be able to read and understand engineering drawings so that you can discuss these in-depth with both suppliers and internal stakeholders.
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.