General Buyer - 33709

Fircroft Engineering Serv Ltd
West Midlands
11 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:
Position Description:
"This role requires stakeholder engagement at many levels within Jaguar Land Rover and with external suppliers. The role will be responsible for organising a number of high value and complex commodities, with impact across several key functions of the business. A varied skill set is required due to the diverse nature of the commodities being purchased. The role requires a high level of interaction internally, as well as a continual flow of high level communication with the supply base and overseas Factories. The successful candidate will be responsible for enabling the purchase and supply chain of global production for specified projects through negotiated costs with suppliers and deliver class leading value to the business."

Skills Required:
3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED: 1)Able to manage and execute complex negotiations 2)Strong project management, business acumen, stakeholder management and analytical skills 3)Experience in supplier / customer relationship management

Experience Required:
Several years working in a business-to-business commercial role. "Understanding of cost drivers in a manufacturing environment Proven awareness of the total business case and end customer value relationship.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.