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Programme Buyer

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £20.00 - £25.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lisa Osborne

  • Contact email:

    lisa.osborne@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    25

  • Salary low:

    20

  • Job ref:

    BBBH48229

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-16

  • Consultant:

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Programme Buyers - Contract

Automotive OEM

Up to c.£25.00 per hour

Milton Keynes

Exciting opportunities for talented procurement professionals - seeking talented Buyers with automotive or motorsport industry experience. These are fantastic procurement opportunities to join a growing procurement team of an iconic Midlands based automotive organisation.

Due to the significant growth and major investment in new products and manufacturing facilities this organisation is currently regarded as the fastest growing automotive brand. A true multi-site organisation, we are seeking Programme Buyers across a number of sites, including Gaydon, Wellesbourne and Milton Keynes.

As Programme Buyer you will provide the coordination, metrics and control for all aspects of purchasing in support of new special vehicles. You will ensure outputs are more process driven and consistent and focus on a range of defined components to secure strong commercial terms and excellent delivery and quality levels.

Responsible for procuring a defined range of technical components including composite materials, focusing on securing strong commercial terms and excellent quality and delivery service levels. You will work with the procurement team and the supplier base to provide information on lead times, manage supplier performance through new vehicle launch phases and be involved in tendering, benchmarking and supplier negotiations.

As an experienced Buyer, you will offer the following skills and experience:

  • Previous procurement experience within the automotive industry, ideally within motorsport.
  • Ideally seeking experience of procuring composite materials.
  • Strong commercial, analytical and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence in a cross-functional environment.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills.

This is a contract Buyer role, rolling contract 6 months minimum term, therefore, we are seeking Buyers who have the ability to rapidly assimilate the needs of the role and quickly perform in the role, to a high standard.

Are you a talented commercial Engineer or technical Buyer looking for your next assignment?

Please apply immediately or for further details contact Emma directly on 01384 446187.