Senior Buyer 39464


£41.45 - 41.45 per hour


Sector: Automotive
Function: Purchasing & Supply Chain
Contact: Ellie Ebbage
Phone: 01384 446118
Job Ref: 66768

Job details

Senior Buyer (Safety Commodities) - 39464 - £41.45/hr Umbrella (inside IR35)

Initial 12 month contract

Gaydon, Warwickshire

Reporting to the Off Cycle Purchasing Manager, in this role you will manage the external supply chain from suppliers in the Body Interiors, Safety Commodities (including Steering Wheel, Seatbelts, Airbags and Pedestrian protection). Your main focus and priority will be ensuring supplier performance meets company quality, cost, delivery, innovation and sustainability requirements.

In your first few weeks in this Senior Specialist role, you can expect to:

  • Be responsible for all post sourcing and contract management activities for designated commodities and suppliers within your region.
  • Develop key performance indicators across the designated regional suppliers, engaging with stakeholders and specialists within the Purchasing Function
  • Interact with other key functions within the company and act as a core conduit for true cross-functional working across Production Purchasing, MP&L, STA, Product Engineering, Cost Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Deliver complex supply chain solutions in a fast-paced, high-pressure manufacturing environment.

Applicants will need supplier relationship management, cost management and supplier negotiation skills.

The following are also required:

  • Commercial awareness and/or purchasing background
  • Ability to work independently
  • A results-driven approach, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance
  • The ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.

Please reach out to our team today to apply for this contract Supplier Relationship Management Specialist position in Warwick. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions.

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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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Ellie Ebbage

Associate Director – Energy

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