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Direct Production Buyer - 37767

  • Location: Warwick
  • Salary: £39.73 - 39.73 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Purchasing and procurement
  • Contact: Ellie Ebbage
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Expiry Date: 08 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61050

Direct Production Buyer - 37767

Pay Rate: up to £39.73/hr Ltd (c. £30.29/hr PAYE)

Division: Purchasing

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Position Description:

Key Responsibilities

  • Supplier Portfolio reviews - Raw Material demand forecast calculation
  • Supplier generated Material Specification & EU2066 sheets (RMA sourcing requisition)
  • Survey across all AM suppliers for RM usage data, collate and analyse the materials mix for classification into ex-RMA / Legacy groups.
  • Manage RFQ, Service Centre quote/proposal analysis, and translate into business case for sourcing recommendation.
  • Business case assessment on re-introducing RMA vs Material
  • Substitution request into ME/PE
  • Progress SBRs & SCPA approval, onboard new AM Service Centre.
  • RMA commercial update to reflect transition from PP serial to AM volume condition & vendor accounts.
  • Coordinate and manage ME assessment of substitute materials / PE assessment of testing / validation required at the suppliers.

Skills Required:

  1. Strategy and Sourcing
  2. Contract Management and negotiation
  3. Cost analysis and value chain analysis

Experience Required:

  • Delivering complex supply chain solutions in a fast paced, high pressured manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • Implementing and delivering purchasing strategies with the focus on total value chain delivery Identify opportunities for creating value in a commodity or commodities
  • A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • A strong communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement
  • An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members
  • Maintaining compliance with standard policies and procedures

Experience Preferred:

  • An individual with a proven track record in delivering results in both favourable and unfavourable conditions
  • The ability to challenge in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
  • Experience of working in a global, multi-cultural environment

Education Required:

Degree qualified or equivalent experience

Additional Information:


To apply for this role please send your CV to

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.