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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorAutomotive & Transport Systems, Manufacturing
Salary£27,000 to £33,000 per annum
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted23 July 2018

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Buyer - Automotive - Lancashire

Client Details

My Client is a market leading and well established automotive business based in Lancashire looking for a Buyer to join their team. They are passionate about reinvesting into the business through NPD and generally improving day to day business.


The key responsibilities for this buyer within automotive will be;

  • Manage a material spend that covers various commodities and raw materials.
  • Work with various departments including engineering with relation to NPD and effective communication to increase production and efficiency.
  • Source new suppliers and manage existing suppliers using strategic methodology and secure best terms in line with the business requirements.
  • Communicate with suppliers on a regular basis and improve relationships as well as mitigating risks.
  • Through commercial awareness and analysis of the market, identify trends and opportunities that the Purchasing function/ business can capitalise on.


The successful candidate for this Lancashire based buyer will be the following;

  • CIPS Qualified
  • A good, Competent negotiator with knowledge of strategic sourcing
  • Have project buying/management experience
  • Have a level of autonomy
  • Come from a manufacturing background - preferably automotive or aerospace
  • Able to cope with and deliver within a fast paced environment

Job Offer

£27,000 - £33,000 + Package

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