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 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.