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Commodity Buyer

Automotive first tier supplier


  • Procurement of material and parts for manufacture.
  • Working towards year on year cost savings and supply chain improvements.
  • Close liaison with Engineering.
  • Deliver sourcing projects to achieve defined business goals and objectives both financial and non-financial.
  • Sourcing requirements will include products, service and minor works as well as sourcing new programmes through a full tender process.
  • Sourcing projects and control progress.
  • Strategic sourcing, run structured procurement process with defined governance.
  • Supplier engagement.
  • Ability to negotiate, including running and planning negotiations.
  • Negotiations with 1st Tier supplier costs.
  • Global bench marking and process.
  • Extensive liaison with internal customer base.
  • Influencing cost drivers.


  • Proven experience in a purchasing function within the automotive industry; or equivalent experience in areas of sourcing activities, contract negotiations, evidence of spend versus savings achievements.

Job Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Early Finish on Friday
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
£30000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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