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Unit Programme Buyer - 37140

  • Location: Warwick
  • Salary: £28.04 - 28.04 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Purchasing and procurement
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 58358

Title: Unit Programme Buyer - 37140

Division: Purchasing

Contract Position based at: Gaydon and Whitley

Rate:  Up to £28.04/hr Ltd rate (which equals £21.64/hr PAYE rate)

Position Description:

The role of the Unit Programme Buyer provides an exciting opportunity to be part of a cross functional team that designs and delivers new technologies that providem the company with a competitive edge, entry into new vehicle market segments, and builds the platform for growth.

This role shall ensure that (PD) Product Development and the (BAC) Battery Assembly Centre (the "Customers") directly involve the Global Commodity.

Leads in the "Concept Development" of new technologies and introduction into new facilities through sourcing and on into production, recognising all and any risks and opportunities, driving activities and teams to target adherence on cost, delivery, and quality.

The role will pro-actively organise `Supplier Technology` and `Cost Event` workshops, support the development of cost assumptions to support targets / technology selection, develop stronger linkages into the Advanced Engineering teams, and ensure that appropriate supply partners are selected for early concept work in line with commodity strategies.

This is an underdeveloped area where significant opportunity exists to further the effectiveness of the function at a much earlier point in the product development cycle.

Skills Required:

  1. Project management Commercial: EITHER purchasing/procurement (e.g. Buyer) OR Sales OR Logistics
  2. Cost Management/Governance/Negotiation/Saving

Experience Required:

Degree qualified OR extensive experience (ideally 8 years+) in Commercial / Project Management

Good IT skills (Excel, Powerpoint)

Additional Information:


Locations: Gaydon and Whitley

To apply for this position please send your CV to

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.