Senior Buyer

  • Job Ref. 011537
  • Location Solihull
  • Salary £ 45,000 - £ 50,000 p.a.
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Contact James Speller

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing automotive company within their brand new production facility based in Solihull. They are seeking a Senior Buyer who must have strong SAP experience and ideally knowledge of casting.

Commutable from: Solihull, Leamington, Coventry, Stratford-upon-Avon, Redditch, Birmingham

Salary: £ 45,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. + 5% matched pension, 28 days holiday plus stats.

Suitable for: Senior Buyer, Procurement Manager, Buyer.

The Role

The Senior Buyer will manage the purchasing function to ensure delivery of the business plan and department KPI`s
Ensure supply contracts are negotiated in line with agreed sourcing and business strategies
Ensure supplier contractual arrangements are appropriate in managing all potential risks to the business.
Ensure appropriate tendering activities are undertaken, providing all necessary information for management approval.
Ensure costs are controlled within the bill of material & investment targets.
Management of the supplier relationships to ensure adherence to quality cost and delivery targets
To assess and report on potential suppliers both technically and commercially ensuring minimal risk to the business.
Ensure direct reports are managed within the company policy

The Candidate

The Senior Buyer must be an experienced user of SAP business management systems.
A minimum of 5 years demonstrable experience in automotive or engineering production purchasing environments.
Experienced in prototype component purchasing and material management.
Knowledge of manufacturing technologies, process and applications used within automotive powertrain products.
Understanding of the different manufacturing techniques used in transmission production or other powertrain related products.
Ability to read engineering drawings.
Experience in global sourcing.

To apply for the position of Senior Buyer please forward your CV to James Speller or contact James directly to find out more on 07557923976.

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