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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorAutomotive & Transport Systems, Manufacturing
Salary£30,000 to £34,000 per annum
LocationsBirmingham, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted05 June 2018

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A unique opportunity to be the sole Buyer within the plant

You will liaise with counterparts in other plants to drive down spend on commodities/services and achieve best price

Client Details

A global supplier to automotive industry


  • Manage all NPM purchasing activities within the plant in line with company purchasing policies
  • Sourcing of services/components by the raising of RFQ’s on existing and/or new suppliers in conjunction with the requester specification.
  • Receiving of all quotations relating to NPM requirements, analysis of quotations,
  • Negotiating with suppliers and advising the requestor on commercial recommendations.
  • Raising purchase orders thorough the plants ERP system.
  • Raising of Supplier Justification Forms, (SJF), when necessary.
  • To comply with KPI’s, Targets and Objectives i.e. cost reduction, cost avoidance, CIS, supplier reduction, payment terms, automated orders etc.
  • Provide supplier escalation support from requested departments.
  • Preparation for contracts, sourcing committees and internal audits in conjunction with wider group.
  • Maintain all local contracts within database.
  • Work to develop local commodity strategy in relation to existing/new suppliers and synergies in agreement with other/all UK plants.
  • Represent the Purchasing department at meetings both internal and external as required.
  • Ensure that services/components are covered 100% by a purchase order/agreement
  • Prior to delivery/commencement.
  • Carry out any other reasonable request the Company asks of you.


A strong purchasing background

The successful candidate will thrive in an environment where they are able to work autonomously and pro-actively manage their own workload.

A Degree education and CIPS qualification is highly desirable but not essential.

Job Offer

A competitive package, unrivalled progression opportunities

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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