Nima specialises in the recruitment of senior managers and directors within the automotive, motorsport, off highway and commercial vehicle sectors. Disciplines covered include technical sales, programme management, procurement and supply chain.
Delivering critical hires to the permanent and interim markets across the UK and Europe, he offers tailored solutions for strategic campaigns.
His knowledge of clients' business requirements and the wider market in which they operate, enables him to deliver the most efficient solution for each individual resourcing challenge. Dedicated to offering a first-class service, his consultative approach with both clients and candidates has assisted in building and developing long lasting relationships which ensures a consistent flow of job opportunities for candidates and the ability to acquire the best talent for his clients.
Senior Buyer £45,000 - £50,000 Automotive Staffordshire A talented Senior Buyer with a proven track record and knowledge of strategic procurement across direct and indirect commodities is required by a global tier one Automotive business. Supplying a portfolio of major OEMs this organisation is looking to grow its UK procurement team, based in Staffordshire. We are seeking a talented Senior Buyer with experience of global sourcing within a high volume, fast paced manufacturing environment. As Senior Buyer you will be required to: Oversee and manage commodities including Mass Production, New Product Introduction and Engineering Changes to ensure cost competitiveness. Activities include Negotiation, New Supplier Introduction, New Part Introduction, Supplier Evaluation and Risk Management, Project Management and Quotation Evaluation. Ensure KPI's and procedures are met and advise where needed. Compile and implement overall Commodity Strategy over the next 1-5 years. Identification of best cost through QAF analysis using various techniques i.e. benchmarking, market knowledge, comparison against previous quotes/parts. Control and manage prices changed by various triggers (ECI, Raw Material). Achieve departmental targets (Cost Reduction, New Product Introduction Timings and cost expectations) and other personal KPI's. Evaluate and implement VA/VE, working with other departments as necessary. Investigate new suppliers to ensure they are financially stable with sufficient resources to meet the needs of automotive sector and sign up to self- bill payment method. Support regional EU cost negotiations. Responsible for strategically procuring a range of functional commodities. As a Senior Buyer, ideally you will have experience of working within a medium/high volume fast paced manufacturing environment (Automotive advantageous) and: Demonstrable procurement experience within an Automotive tier 1 or OEM Strategic thinking to identify opportunities for cost reduction. Understanding of product/component evaluation and functionality requirements. Strong communication skills, ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels. Excellent project management skills and experience. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, driven Senior Buyer with knowledge of managing key commodities, global sourcing and strong project management skills. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of strategic global commodity management and you are looking for a new career challenge, please apply today. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Executive Search, a leading technical and industrial consultancy. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Executive Search are those of an Employment Agency.Permanent / Staffordshire
Senior Accounts Administrator / Internal Sales Support Birmingham £30,000pa - £37,500pa A leading supplier of capital machinery based in Kings Norton, is seeking a driven Senior Accounts Administrator / Internal Sales Support to support their business in a dual accounts and sales administration role. The Senior Accounts Administrator / Internal Sales Support will have resilience and a can do attitude, coupled with previous experience in accountancy processes and exposure to working in a sales environment. With strong communication skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads and good time management the Senior Accounts Administrator / Internal Sales Support must possess a high level of administration ability to effectively manage paperwork. Key responsibilities: Be able to separate time effectively between accounts and sales support. Capable of dealing with customer telephone calls and supporting the actions of internal sales. Capable of producing monthly reports. Purchase Ledger Sales Ledger Nominal Ledger Preparing VAT returns. Reconcile accounts Credit control Project management Sub-contractor payments CIS returns Monthly Payroll Payroll RTI Managing customer enquiries over the telephone Monitoring company emails Main purpose of the job Key responsibilities: Any other adhoc office duties. Good excel skills required. Daily use of internal CRM system (ACT) and ordering/accounting system (OPERA3). Knowledge of IT and communications, capable of finding the best deal for the company. To establish excellent communications and working relationships with customers. To deal with queries and potential problems/issues quickly on own initiative, sensitively and assertively. To organise and plan own workload in order to meet all deadlines. Ideally the Senior Accounts Administrator will be qualified to a minimum of Level 3 in professional accountancy qualification (AAT, CIMA, ACCA etc) and have experience of working in a SME or accountancy based setting and have a very much hands on and adaptable approach to work. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Executive Search, a leading technical and industrial consultancy. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Executive Search are those of an Employment Agency.Permanent / Birmingham