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Temporary Buyer (3 months)

  • Location

    Oxford

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £21.07 - 21.07 per hour

  • Contact:

    Julie Thomas

  • Contact email:

    julie.thomas@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446168

  • Job ref:

    56090

 

Buyer - Indirect

3 Month Contract

Oxford

 

An indirect buyer role working for and on behalf of the Group's UK & IRE automotive manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations.

The role covers a variety of commodity areas, especially with a focus on services, and requires much cross-functional teamwork.

Looking for an enthusiastic, high-performing purchasing professional, ideally with multi-£million project & services purchasing experience.

Being a self-starter and able to effectively balance multiple demands in a quality-orientated business environment are crucial.

Applicants should have at least 2-5 years purchasing experience.

Key responsibilities:

Management of sourcing activities.

Commercial and legal negotiations.

Process partner relationship management.

Supplier relationship & performance management.

Commodity strategy.

 

Other notable duties:

Ad-hoc department tasks.

Meeting facilitation and management.

Essential skills:

Communication.

Collaboration.

Negotiation.

Prioritisation.

Organisation.

Problem-solving.

Beneficial skills & experience:

Logistics services purchasing.

Project management.

Contract law.

SAP.

MS Office (especially Excel).

German language.

Location & Travel:

Oxford

Some working from home may be necessary.

Occasional business travel, mainly to the other Group locations in the UK.

Pay rate: £21.07

PAYE candidates

Start date- ASAP

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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