|Location: WOKING, SURREY||Salary: 38000 - 48000 GBP Per Annum|
|Sector: Engineering, Procurement & Supply Chain||Job Type: Permanent|
|Shift Type: N/A||Applications: N/A|
|Posted: 16 days ago||Reference: 3082861|
Your role will enjoy wide scope and responsibility, with a particular emphasis on supplier development and effective negotiation. You will be working within a highly skilled and motivated team that is keen on developing best practice purchasing techniques and supply chain philosophies.
Various positions available across the following commodity groups: Powertrain, Electrical, Internal, External.
Email me for immediate consideration: firstname.lastname@example.org
Principal accountabilities will include:
Full commercial responsibility for a range of components & suppliers
Plan, negotiate and develop multi-year / multi-platform supplier contract agreements
Build and develop robust supply partnerships, creating an environment which promotes a proactive and joint approach to cost down activities, via optimised manufacturing and process improvement techniques
Capability to discuss, influence and implement cost effective production solutions against available technical data
Negotiate cost changes related to product design changes.
Presentation of commercial & supply chain data to Management and Senior Executives
Effectively develop and implement cost down activities and sourcing strategies.
Lead all commercial aspects of a given vehicle programme.
The successful candidate will be:
A Purchasing Professional who already has significant experience within the automotive sector. This will suit someone who is perhaps 1-2 years away from stepping up into a management role and there is successful planning in mind with this appointment
There is more than one opportunity at Senior Buyer level and therefore applications are welcome from candidates with experience across different automotive categories - eg. Power train, Body Structure, Interiors
Able to demonstrate commercial achievements, based upon structured plans of implementation and execution
Strong negotiation, communication, networking and leadership skills are essential
A working knowledge of supplier selection and implementation
Experience of contract development and contract management
Technically minded, demonstrates deep understanding of manufacturing processes on a given set of commodities
For this role, a highly competitive package is offered, including private healthcare, company pension scheme, access to executive car scheme and the chance to work in a truly unique environment with excellent career prospects.
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