Senior Buyer - 34089

Jonathan Lee Recruitment
35.00 GBP Hourly
30 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Buyer to provide support to a growing and busy department. The Senior Buyer is required for a Warwickshire based luxury automotive manufacturing company for a period of 12 months for an hourly rate of up to GBP47 DOE.

What you will be doing:

  • Act as the primary interface between the purchasing team and stakeholders across the business
  • Implement sourcing process, to include documentation and low volume set of T&Cs, agreed with key stakeholders
  • Develop and agree commodity strategies for key commodity areas, communicate strategies to key stakeholders and secure buy-in
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders across SVO and Core business, provide relevant feedback to senior stakeholders
  • Deliver sourcing activity on time and to target for SVO programmes
  • Assume responsibility for sourcing of key commodities from programme inception through to launch where required
  • Manage supplier capacity and performance to meet programme build requirements
  • Identify and communicate purchasing risk/opportunities on SVO activity
  • Deliver annual performance savings targets
  • Identify, develop and implement ongoing process improvements

Candidate profile:

  • Experience in Purchasing, Automotive, Programme Management systems and processes
  • Business and technical knowledge
  • Negotiation and contract management
  • Analytical skills using a variety of purchasing tools
  • Experience of managing complex projects
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Ideally CIPs or degree qualified
  • Supplier/Stakeholder Management
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Strong analytical background
  • MS Office skills