Senior Procurement Programme Coordinator

40000.00 - 44000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP44000/annum
16 Apr 2018
17 Apr 2018
Contract Type
To be the focal point to provide the co-ordination, metrics and control for all aspects of Purchasing in support of new vehicle programmes for an assigned model line(s), ensuring compliance with Purchasing strategy and Programme milestones.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
Coordinate purchasing program activities and provide cross functional interface for major vehicle programmes
To represent Purchasing through various Programme meetings, including Gateways, Programme Steering Team, Design Reviews and Launch Control Meetings.
Manage and facilitate Programme Sourcing Reviews driving and ensuring on-time sourcing to support programme timing
Identify and support the delivery of development needs for the Programme team through the Performance Assessment and
Development process
Develop , drive and implement Purchasing processes to support programme milestones
Ensure Purchasing activities for all stages of the Programme are completed in line with Programme requirement dates
Develop, distribute and ensure supervision of Programme metrics to deliver purchasing deliverables as required.
Support the development, implementation and monitoring of Purchasing processes to support Programme milestones
Coordinate and drive resolution with the Purchasing team on relevant vehicle line issues.
To develop, drive, implement and monitor Purchasing processes to support Programme milestones.
Escalation to Purchasing Managers and Chief Programme Engineer of programme risks where releases or required data/information miss their drop-dead dates.
In conjunction with Purchasing team and the Supplier base, provide support to finance with respect to cost target setting process and on gonging adherence to an affordable business structure
Provide analysis and reporting of programme material and investment cost status.
Analyse and track programme cost data identifying risks and opportunities
Initiate actions in terms of mitigating coat risk and realising opportunities in order to make a positive impact upon Purchasing programme performance
Review Purchasing reporting metrics to achieve systemised and consistent outputs across all programmes
Support in developing commodity strategies including Low Cost Sourcing and Commodity Run Out plans. Collaboration with other areas of AML on maintaining commodity strategies which meet the short as well as the long term aims of the business.

Qualifications & Experience:
Educated to Degree level and a full member of CIPS, or at least working towards this.
Previous purchasing experience is essential and ideally in an automotive setting.
Understanding of the strategic role of the purchasing function and ability to work at this level.
Demonstrable ability to prioritise tasks and have effective time management and analytical skills.
Good communication and interpersonal skills