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Direct Production Buyer 38150

  • Location: Warwick
  • Salary: £34.39 - 41.46 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Purchasing and procurement
  • Contact: Ellie Ebbage
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Expiry Date: 15 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 61963

Direct Production Buyer (Various Levels) - 38150/38151

Pay Rate: between £34.39-£41.46/hr Ltd dependent on experience – inside IR35 (PAYE option available)

Division: Purchasing

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Position Description:

As a Direct Production Buyer, you will 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) utilising market intelligence and expertise.
  • Development and execution of commodity strategies and delivery through the Global Sourcing Process (GSP).
  • You may also work on developing commodity strategies, in product delivery squads, on New Part Introduction & Industrialisation or on supplier management & cost saving activity

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Capability to create high quality long-term purchasing strategies
  • Delivering complex supply chain solutions in a fast paced, high pressured manufacturing environment to implement and deliver purchasing strategies with the focus on total value chain delivery - able to identify opportunities for creating value in a commodity or commodities
  • Ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • Procurement / Purchasing experience as a Buyer
  • Negotiation and contract management skills
  • Analytical skills using purchasing tools
  • Global Sourcing
  • Problem solving and idea generation
  • Development of strategies Implementation of strategies
  • Project Management Supplier management


  • CIPS Qualified (various levels)

Additional Information:


For further information, please send your interest and 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.