Buyer - Automotive Bespoke

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    £Negotiable rate (Inside IR35)

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    Kate Stevens

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    01384 446130

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    4 months ago

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Job Title: Buyer - bespoke product

Location: Chichester

Rate: £Negotiable (Umbrella/PAYE)

Industry: Automotive

Exciting new opportunity for a procurement professional to join a luxurious automotive brand based in Chichester.

  • As an integral part of our Bespoke Buying team, key responsibilities as Bespoke Buyer:securing the supply of low volume Bespoke Commission Collection components and selecting suitable suppliers in line with agreed cost, quality, and time targets
  • negotiating and agreeing prices and terms with suppliers to achieve the best possible invest/unit costs while taking account of design, volume, and timing constraints
  • project managing ensuring all parts are supplied to the required quality standard and within the planned delivery timeline
  • proactively resolve supplier problems and ensure a continued successful business relationship with all parties involved

Key skills and experiences:

  • A degree (or equivalent) and ideally a CIPS qualification
  • Experience of production component purchasing within an automotive environment or equivalent manufacturing environment
  • Experience in managing professional supplier selection processes
  • Experience of handling commercial negotiations with external suppliers
  • Experience of project management and an understanding of new product development processes
  • Good problem-solving ability required to overcome problems arising from specific cost, quality, time and logistics issues;
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to influence key stakeholders.

Interested in the above opportunity? Apply today by sending your CV to .

Candidates must be available immediately and will be based on site.

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.

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