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Purchasing Manager (Automotive)

Location: WITNEY, OXFORDSHIRE Salary: 45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3049882
REED Procurement & Supply Chain are recruiting for a well known international automotive organisation. Due to successful growth and impress turnover, they're expanding in the procurement function. We are specifically looking for someone with solid exposure to automotive supply chain and procurement. The successful candidate will be responsible for end - end sourcing and supplier management. 

Paying £45,000 - £50,000 depending on experience. Permanent


You will be expected to anticipate the specific requirements for new projects (supplier
technologies, geographical location and target costs), and to ensure the commodity strategy is appropriate to support the acquisition and project. 








Duties and responsibilities;
- Support the management of Bill of Material cost for a project
- Analyse the global supply base to prepare and recommend suppliers to be added /
removed from the approved supplier list as well as nominate suppliers for the Approved
 Suppliers List
- Perform market research and monitor changes / trends for purposes of benchmarking
and cost controlling
- Manage supply base both in regards to internal and intra-company initiatives, i.e. cost,
quality, and delivery
- Investigate optimal suppliers for materials / parts in a timely manner through the effective
use of industry techniques, procedures, and planning methods, while complying with the
company policy
- Conduct supplier audits in order to assess suppliers’ adherence

Essentials;
- A professional background gained within the Automotive supply chain arena
- Three years plus of advanced experience in an automotive professional purchasing
capacity (i.e. technical/commodity purchasing, project purchasing etc.)
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Economics
- Experience with supplier analysis and evaluation (i.e. quality, capacity, cost, etc.)
- Experience with supplier bidding process and complex negotiations

If this is of interest to you then please send your most recent and up to date CV directly to - George.Purkiss@reedglobal.com

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