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Leading Automotive OEM.

Description

  • Develop and maintain commodity strategies for a specific range of commodities.
  • Evaluate cost data and quotation analysis forms and identify cost saving opportunities.
  • Quickly assimilate supplier and processes in order to positively impact Procurement performance.
  • Confidently enter into total cost and contractual negotiations with current and potential suppliers.
  • Understand and apply tools and techniques to close cost gaps and achieve value for money whilst maintaining supplier relationships.
  • Manage supplier performance through vehicle launch phases and current vehicle phases, ensuring that Quality, Cost and Delivery performance is maintained at high levels.
  • Provide Procurement / commercial input into cross-functional teams that effectively contributes to the organisation's programme goals by applying a confident approach to teamwork.
  • Understand and support the quality department in achieving full Quality Approval (Supplier Performance Approval Process).

Profile

  • Previous Procurement experience is desirable.
  • Understanding of the strategic role of the Procurement function and ability to work at this level.
  • Demonstrable ability to prioritise tasks and have effective time management and analytical skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Post holder should hold a full driving licence and be prepared to travel where their specific work responsibilities require.

Job Offer

  • Competitive Salary
Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14083851/001
Job Type
Town/City
Warwickshire
Salary
£36000 to £40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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