Technical Buyer - Procurement Professional

Milton Keynes £ 32,000 - £ 40,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012641

An exciting new company specialising in Electric Machines and Power Electronics are looking for an experienced Technical Buyer/ Procurement Professional. You will lead in the purchase of goods, materials and services to ensure that company operational needs are met, considering price, quality, delivery and continuity of supply. As a valued member of our team you will be involved at all stages of the design, development and manufacturing engineering processes, working on the creation of new 48-1200V scaleable e-module technology in high performance Automotive, Aerospace and Industrial applications.

Salary: £ 32,000 – 40,000 p.a.

Commutable From: Milton Keynes, Luton, Northampton, Oxford, Bedford.


The Role:
As the Technical Buyer/ Procurement Professional, you will be responsible for the;
Lead the procurement activities for the company, working with the engineering design, development and manufacturing team and our supply chain to create detailed specifications, and identify project drivers and needs
Analyse and refine the company`s procurement strategy, identify and source appropriate suppliers
Initiate negotiations and take the lead in closing price agreements
Identify risk, minimise exposure and work closely with internal stakeholders to define and implement mitigating actions
Managing Commercial terms and conditions as well as Legal compliance - particularly with regards to control of intellectual property
Provide cost analysis and ensure all risks and opportunities are captured and managed
Manage the sourcing process from market research through to supplier nomination, contract award and contract management

The Candidate
Demonstrable understanding of technical engineering relevant to the automotive industry
Working knowledge of Automotive Material Requirements
Supplier cost management techniques
Experience within automotive industry
Supplier dispute resolution experience
Strong negotiation experience
Thorough understanding of Bill of Materials and Production Routings
Experienced in Quality Control requirements and problem-solving techniques


For more information on the Technical Buyer/ Procurement Professional please forward your CV to James Speller by applying online.

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