Automotive Technical Buyer

Coventry £35,000 - £40,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012733

An Automotive OEM require a Buyer support with strategic sourcing, cost reduction, and commercial issues and negotiations.

Commutable From: Birmingham, Coventry, Rugby, Warwick, Redditch, Banbury

Salary: £ 32,000 – 40,000 p.a.

The Role:

As the Buyer, you will:
Manage RFQ`s for various components.
Lead a strategic sourcing approval process - including evaluation of quotes and follow up negotiations.
Purchase Order Management through multiple build phases and change activities.
Identify and negotiate commercial cost reduction opportunities
Work with the quality department to identify suppliers and drive continuous improvement
Develop commodity sourcing strategies and sourcing efficiencies to achieve a robust Supply Chain

The Candidate

The successful Buyer will have:
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 role of Buyer please forward your CV to Rachel Barton by applying online.
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