Beaumont Select

Buyer

Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
Competitive Base Salary + Paid Overtime + Contributory Pension + Private Medical/Dental + Relocation
Posted
24 Jun 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
JO-04556
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fantastic opportunities for experienced Buyers to join an innovative global Automotive giant…

Multiple opportunities are available in various commodity areas including Electrical / BIW / Interior & Exterior. These are exciting Buyer roles that will give you the opportunity to take full ownership of your Category area. You will be working closely with the Design Engineering teams to source and manage cost-reduction activity for new and existing models. The scope of these roles is pan-European.   For success in this job, you will need a passion for working in Automotive and have a determined, enthusiastic, and friendly disposition to fit in with this high performing, fast changing team. Opportunities to fast-track your career are excellent.  

The Buyer Role Details:

Working across a range of dynamic buying programmes, you will manage key supplier relationships and managing cost reduction activities: These will include: 

  • Supporting the strategic Purchasing management message, by ensuring our suppliers are committed to achieving our objectives in the areas of quality, cost competitiveness and delivery.
  • Developing Buying strategies that strengthen the company’s relationship with the supply base by finding opportunities to improve communications and supplier relationships.
  • Promotion and participation across all areas of Quality, Process Improvement, Supply Chain Control, Purchasing, Research & Development, and Manufacturing to maximise total cost reduction and technical optimisation.
  • Managing the sourcing and buying activities relating to models via management of Request for Quotes (RFQ’s), key sourcing processes and quotation analysis and negotiation.
  • Participation in regular supplier shop floor activities to add optimum value.
  • Ensuring a strong industrial awareness is developed by investigating new supply markets and assessing supplier’s capabilities.
  • Maintaining key systems for cost tracking and purchase order changes and ensure the stringent quality standards required by the company are met.
  • Working to agreed Cost Reduction Targets and planned activities on a Monthly and Quarterly basis, able to adapt your approach and technique to achieve excellent savings with Key Suppliers.

  Background & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or significant relevant experience
  • Experience in a Buyer role with exposure to supplier management and cost reduction activities, preferably within a manufacturing organisation
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • You must have a driving license and be prepared for both local and international travel

  The roles offer exceptional packages with benefits, including: - 

  • Competitive base salary + paid overtime
  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Contributory pension
  • Private medical & dental cover
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • 1:20pm finish on Fridays!

 These roles would be perfectly suited for candidates from a Tier 1 background looking to step up.  

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Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business
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