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Senior Buyer

Automotive Business based in the WM

Description

Knowledge, skills & experience:

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • SAP or any ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) knowledge is essential.
  • Delivering annual cost reduction targets.
  • Capability to establish and manage contracts with supplier base via various projects.
  • Ability to lead negotiations and support teams in the development of negotiations strategies for large and complex projects.
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills, deadline adherence and excellent attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Able to act under pressure with calmness, clarity of thought and decisive authority.
  • The determination to drive forward the business to 'Best in Class' performance standards.
  • Must be capable of lateral thinking and be able to make structured and objective decisions.
  • Able to demonstrate a methodical approach towards problem solving.
  • Results driven and the ability to deliver against targets to achieve the overall business objectives.
  • Ability to play a lead role in contract implementation and management.
  • Good working knowledge of manufacturing and quality processes.
    Proven supply chain management and procurement experience, dealing with both small and large value organisations.


Profile

We are looking for a strong influencer and communicator with exceptional negotiation skills who can lead and influence within a dynamic organisation. You will be a self-motivator who is results driven, with a problem-solving mind-set.; this role requires a candidate that has a robust character and can work in an environment that challenges the norm.

Job Offer

£38,000- £45,000 Base + Package

Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14000476/001
Job Type
Town/City
West Midlands
Salary
£38000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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