Indirect Non-Production Buyer MRO - 36657

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    £29.68 - 29.68 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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    01384 446112

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    about 1 month ago

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Indirect Non-Production Buyers for MRO (36657) are required to join an automotive OEM based in Whitley.


Position Description:

  • Overall responsibility and leadership for all Purchasing activities within specified sub categories within the sphere of Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO);
  • The position will interface with internal stakeholders primarily Manufacturing Engineering (ME), Finance and Legal and external stakeholders primarily suppliers and industry forums
  • Responsible for internal stakeholder alignment on requirements and sourcing approach and strategy, supplier negotiations; validating value for money; on-boarding new suppliers; and leading supplier interaction throughout the sourcing process;
  • Responsible for researching the relevant markets; to be the SME with reference to the categories;
  • Responsible for applying the appropriate due diligence, cost analytic tools and benchmarking to ensure best value for money;
  • Responsible for supporting the MRO Category Buyer in strategy development [Strategic Category Plan (SCP)] for Electrical and Mechanical sub categories and deployment to deliver company cost and quality targets through sourcing.

Skills Required:

  1. A level of experience in the procurement of MRO and or Catalogue Buying
  2. Experience in negotiating supplier contracts (pricing and terms and conditions) and strong stakeholder/supplier management
  3. An understanding of key cost-drivers, ability to analyse cost and use benchmarking data to ensure value for money

Experience Required:

  • An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • Flexibility and agility to be able to adjust to changing business needs
  • Previous experience in a procurement role in MRO and/or high-volume commodities (indirect)
  • Relationship management - supplier and stakeholder
  • Commercial Awareness and negotiation skills
  • An understanding of key cost-drivers, ability to analyse cost and use benchmarking data to ensure value for money Contract Management experience Understand category management principles Strategic thinking Global business understanding and experience
  • Degree qualified and relevant professional qualification is required.

To apply for this position please contact Rachel Meacham.

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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