Automotive Procurement Specialist


£41.45 - 41.45 per hour


Sector: Automotive
Function: Purchasing & Supply Chain
Contact: Ellie Ebbage
Phone: 01384 446118
Job Ref: 67817

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EDS Procurement Specialist - 39520

Do you have procurement experience, and are you seeking a new job in Warwick? Jonathan Lee Recruitment is helping a collaborative company recruit an EDS Procurement Specialist, and the role comes with an umbrella contract rate of £41.45/hr (inside IR35).

Reporting to the Global Commodity Leader, you will have global responsibility for specific EDS (Electrical Distribution System) commodities on behalf of the company.

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

  • Utilise your experience to analyse, define, and implement market and sourcing strategies for your designated commodities
  • Lead the Global sourcing activity through the Global Sourcing Process (GSP) up to contract award SCPA
  • Lead the development of the supplier and internal stakeholder relationships to ensure strategic and programme alignment
  • Manage suppliers within your designated commodities, responsible for Supplier Business Reviews
  • Support and work closely with the Regional Delivery teams and engage with specialists within the Purchasing Function as required to ensure optimum value creation and delivery for the company

To apply for this EDS Procurement Specialist role, your soft skills, expertise and experience should include:

  • Experience of automotive procurement, ideally with electrical or high voltage EDS (Electrical distribution systems) within a pre-production SOP/Job 1 environment
  • Management of tactical and strategic supplier relationships
  • A strong communicator and negotiator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence - ability and experience to lead cross-functional negotiations with suppliers
  • MS Excel / PowerPoint experience, able to easily assess large commercial datasets
  • Experience within automotive / electrical is desirable, but candidates with strong experience within purchasing – particularly in new business award/sourcing would also be considered from other industries such as retail/FMCG etc.

Don't hesitate to contact our Jonathan Lee Recruitment team today to apply and register your interest in this contract procurement position in Warwick. We're looking forward to meeting you.

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