Commercial Validation Process Lead - Purchasing

Fusion People Ltd
45000.00 GBP Annual + 00
04 Feb 2019
19 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Commercial Validation Process Lead
Location: Warwickshire
Job ID: 762404
Department: Purchasing

The Client:

My client are a leading figure in the automotive industry, who are at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. They have grown rapidly over recent years and are constantly looking to add talented individuals to help them achieve their goals. They have their employees' well-being at the forefront of everything they do, offering flexibility for the perfect work-life balance, as well as surrounding you with passionate and engaged people who really care about the work they do.

The Role:

Our clients' Global Production Purchasing team has recently launched its new Service Delivery Model, creating buying roles that focus on strategy and sourcing execution as well as delivery focused roles that lead the industrialisation, launch and ongoing performance excellence of the supply chains.

The new organisational structure presents an opportunity for its Regional Purchasing teams to collaborate with their Supplier Technical Assistance counterparts through the industrialisation and launch phases of programme development. An exciting space of the business, you'll be part of the inception and help grow and develop the department.

As a Commercial Validation Process Lead, you'll play a key role in the team responsible for delivering this transformational change to the Purchasing organisation.

Working closely with Buyers, STA and Cost Engineering, you'll identify and write the validation activities required to corroborate the key costs elements of contracts which will be developed in to a training package for all the Regional Delivery teams. You'll also support the training and roll out of the Commercial-PPAP process, by leading the activities on major commodities across the globe.


- Strong communication and relationship building skills
- Understanding of key automotive tools and techniques to include APQP, PPAP, 8D, Practical Problem Solving, Lean Manufacturing principles and Six Sigma
- You'll also have strong commercial acumen with an understanding of the key cost drivers that make up a supplier's piece price, tooling and ED&T quotes.

This is a fantastic opportunity offering a salary of up to GBP45k plus excellent benefits on top! If you are interested in the role and fit the criteria, please send your CV by clicking apply!

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