Trading Division Buyer - 34832

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £20 - £29 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jessica Williams

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Buyer (Trading Division)
Paying up to £29 per hour ltd/umbrella
12 month contract

An opportunity has arisen for a Buyer (Trading Division) to provide support to a large international automotive manufacturing organisation based in the Warwickshire area. The opportunity is to last for a minimum of 12 months for an hourly rate of up to £29 DOE.

Role responsibilities:

  • Lead daily meetings with the customer to provide updates on project progress
  • Lead discussions with different areas to define requirement and gather information relevant to project
  • Coordinate with the team to recover costs incurred from customers and pass back to supplier
  • Work with part manufacturers and take appropriate action to resolve any issues to supply
  • Engage the relevant service providers and ensure that they meet the requirements set
  • Where needed, engage the homeline/lead plant and reach agreement on supply of parts
  • Own and update all project documents and issue reports to seniors based on KPIs set
  • Build, develop and grow any relationships vital to the success of the programme
  • Maintain SAP for commodity area to ensure no supply chain risks emerge

Candidate profile:

  • Purchasing background is essential
  • Ideally degree qualified
  • Proven Track record of Supplier management
  • Manufacturing or engineering experience would be beneficial
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Project management experience
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Proactive self-starter
  • MS Office skills

If you have any questions about this role please contact Jessica Williams of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

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