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Global Strategy Buyer - 35438

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £15 - £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jessica Williams

  • Contact email:

    jessica.williams@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    30

  • Salary low:

    15

  • Job ref:

    BBBH47503

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Global Strategy Buyer - 35438
Paying up to £30 per hour ltd/umbrella
Coventry/Warwickshire
6 month contract

An opportunity has arisen for a Global Strategy Buyer to provide support to a large international automotive manufacturing organisation based in the Warwickshire area. The opportunity is to last for a minimum of 6 months for an hourly rate of up to £30 DOE.

Role responsibilities:

  • Global Strategy Buyer for engine components
  • Deliver commodity strategies, company and programme targets for cost, quality and technology, which will include supporting supplier relationships through a management and performance process
  • Strategically manage suppliers in order to get costs-down for the whole business, using the necessary purchasing techniques at your disposal
  • Lead stakeholder alignment in relation to programme cost targets, programme finance, take rates and volumes, delivery buying teams and utilising specialists as required across car lines


Candidate profile:

  • Commodity purchasing background is essential
  • Manufacturing or engineering experience preferred
  • Ideally degree qualified
  • Proven Track record of supplier management and cost down
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Proactive self-starter
  • MS Office skills

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