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Rachel Meacham

Consultant
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CertRP & HNC Business Qualified with 19 years' recruitment experience at Jonathan Lee, Rachel has brought her energy and drive into a variety of roles, sectors and teams.

She is committed to upholding the ethos of Solutions Through Understanding and to delivering a professional recruitment service to the highest quality.

Rachel's knowledge of the wider marketplace, understanding of client specifications and ability to develop long-term relationships has enabled her to gauge a true understanding of her customer needs and propose the right solutions to meet client and candidate specific requirements.

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Indirect Non-Production Buyer MRO - 36657

2 Indirect Non-Production Buyers for MRO (36657) are required to join an automotive OEM based in Whitley. Position Description: Overall responsibility and leadership for all Purchasing activities within specified sub categories within the sphere of Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO); The position will interface with internal stakeholders primarily Manufacturing Engineering (ME), Finance and Legal and external stakeholders primarily suppliers and industry forums Responsible for internal stakeholder alignment on requirements and sourcing approach and strategy, supplier negotiations; validating value for money; on-boarding new suppliers; and leading supplier interaction throughout the sourcing process; Responsible for researching the relevant markets; to be the SME with reference to the categories; Responsible for applying the appropriate due diligence, cost analytic tools and benchmarking to ensure best value for money; Responsible for supporting the MRO Category Buyer in strategy development [Strategic Category Plan (SCP)] for Electrical and Mechanical sub categories and deployment to deliver company cost and quality targets through sourcing. Skills Required: A level of experience in the procurement of MRO and or Catalogue Buying Experience in negotiating supplier contracts (pricing and terms and conditions) and strong stakeholder/supplier management An understanding of key cost-drivers, ability to analyse cost and use benchmarking data to ensure value for money Experience Required: An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. Flexibility and agility to be able to adjust to changing business needs Previous experience in a procurement role in MRO and/or high-volume commodities (indirect) Relationship management - supplier and stakeholder Commercial Awareness and negotiation skills An understanding of key cost-drivers, ability to analyse cost and use benchmarking data to ensure value for money Contract Management experience Understand category management principles Strategic thinking Global business understanding and experience Degree qualified and relevant professional qualification is required. To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

Category Buyer Non Production - 36658

Title: Capital Equipment / Non Production Category Buyer (36658) Position Description: 2 Experienced Category Buyers are required to join an automotive OEM based in Whitley. The roles will be leading the procurement of specified categories within the Capital Equipment team in Non-Production Purchasing (NPP). The roles have a dual aspect in that it will be responsible for i) the establishment of service and raw material contracts in support of the expansion of a Manufacturing Engineering Workshop/Toolroom ii) responsible for the delivery of projects across multiple plants and vehicle programs. The position has an interface with a variety of functions, such as Manufacturing Engineering Workshop (MEW), Manufacturing Engineering (ME), Vehicle Programmes and Finance. As Capital Equipment Category Buyer, the role involves robust sourcing in-line with the Non-Production Purchasing 8-Step Category Management Process and will be primarily focused on sourcing, contract negotiation and contract implementation and management. This role is fundamental in supporting key stakeholder ME and their 'New Endings' vision. The aim is for ME to become more self-sufficient and bring in-house design, manufacture, installation and commissioning responsibility. Personal Profile Requirements: The ideal candidates will have previous experience in a manufacturing environment, with technical understanding of component cost drivers You will be results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. Have the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning Be resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs Skills Required: A level of technical experience in the manufacturing environment, preferably Automotive Experience in negotiating supplier contracts (pricing and terms and conditions) and strong stakeholder/supplier management An understanding of key cost-drivers, ability to analyse cost and use benchmarking data to ensure value for money Experience Required: An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment. Flexibility and agility to be able to adjust to changing business needs Previous experience in a procurement role in a manufacturing environment Relationship management - supplier and stakeholder Commercial Awareness and negotiation skills An understanding of key cost-drivers, ability to analyse cost and use benchmarking data to ensure value for money Contract Management experience Understand category management principles Strategic thinking Global business understanding and experience Degree and relevant professional qualifications are required. To apply for these roles please contact Rachel Meacham. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry
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