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Site Buyer - Automotive

Reference13874150001_002438
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorAutomotive & Transport Systems, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£45,000 to £46,000 per annum
Town/CityWiltshire
LocationsSouth West, Wiltshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted03 January 2018

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Reporting in to the Strategic Sourcing Manager you are part of a small team of Buyers who are responsible for all Purchasing across the manufacturing site.

Client Details



A leading manufacturer and supplier of Automotive parts.

Description
  • To send product drawings out for quotation, obtain quotations for materials against new business opportunities and analyse quotation
  • In line with the business strategic objectives, assist the Strategic Sourcing Manager in negotiations to select, appoint and steer a supply base that progresses the company’s objectives on cost and cash, service level and technology platform
  • Attend new project meetings, proactively contribute to strategic activities, ensure early supplier commitment to new programmes with cost models which meet new business objectives
  • Monitor, manage and report on all external influences to cost and performance
  • Liaise with Production Control to resolve bottlenecks in supply
  • To identify cost savings on items purchased
  • Assist the Strategic Sourcing Manager with negotiations on all strategic sourcing contracts, ensuring all legally binding and auditable elements are accurately documented and retained (Non-Disclosure Agreements, Supply Contracts, accreditation data, quality audit reports etc)
  • Maintain and develop relationships with key strategic suppliers
  • Benchmark key suppliers on an annual basis to ensure competitive advantage
  • To participate in supplier development activities on site and at third party premises
  • To represent Purchasing on ISO TS 16949; ISO 14001

Profile



Essential:
  • Proven track record in Manufacturing Control
  • Problem solving
  • Production and Inventory Control skills
  • Purchasing and negotiating skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Organisational skills

Desirable:
  • Automotive environment
  • Foreign language (German)
  • Team player
  • Future training and development
  • CIPS

Job Offer

Salary tops out at £45,000

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic, forward thinking Purchasing team.

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