Senior Buyer - 36143

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Ref: 36143

Title: Senior Delivery Buyer

Division: Professional

Contract Position based at: Whitley

Position Description:

A global automotive OEM based in Coventry is in search of a Senior Delivery Buyer for Base Engine Components. This is a contract running until March 2020, with strong potential for extension following this.

Reporting into the Regional Purchasing Manager, this role will see you have responsibility for managing the external supply chain from suppliers.

You will support the Global Commodity Leaders and Global Strategic Buyers in the development and execution of commodity strategies and the Global sourcing activity through the Global Sourcing Process (GSP).

Responsible for all post sourcing and contract management activities for designated commodities and suppliers within your region.

You will develop and execute key performance indicators across the designated regional suppliers, engaging with stakeholders and specialists within the Purchasing Function as required, ensuring supplier performance to meet JLR QCDMT requirements.

This role is also a pivotal role for interface with other key functions within Jaguar Land Rover and acts as a core conduit for true cross functional working across Production Purchasing, MP&L, STA, Product Engineering, Cost Engineering and Manufacturing.

Skills Required:

  1. Commercial/Purchase Experience
  2. Proven negotiation skills
  3. Project Management

Experience Required:

Automotive or Engineering background desirable .

Education Required:

Degree or CIPS qualified.


If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

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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