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  • Location: Tamworth
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago



Automotive Tier One Supplier

£35,000 - £40,000

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Buyer for a global automotive tier one supplier based in Tamworth. This is a permanent opportunity with a salary ranging from £35,000 - £40,000 per annum.

The role

As the buyer, you will form part of the business Leadership and lead all purchasing activity for this facility. You will coordinate Purchasing strategies at Group level and have autonomy for the strategic spend on sit

Key accountability's will be as follows;

  • Develop & maintain strategic supplier relationships.

  • Co-ordinate and manage site Purchasing activities (procurement, negotiation, warranties and claims on suppliers).

  • Lead end to end Purchasing process

  • Monitor supplier performance, communicate ranking with suppliers to enable continuous improvement

  • Liaise with Global Sourcing to ensure effective co-ordination of essential site purchasing activities, global contracts & purchasing improvement projects

The Person

The ideal buyer will be career driven and seeking a challenging role within an established organisation. Requirements for this role are as follows

  • 3 years+ purchasing experience

  • Must have worked in an engineering/ manufacturing environment

  • (Precision engineering/ Fabrications/ automotive eg.)

  • Strong exposure to strategically managing spend/ sourcing suppliers/ agreeing commercial terms

  • Competent IT/ ERP/ MRP user

The Company

The company are a world renowned tier 1 supplier who specialise in exterior trims. They have got numerous key projects they are working on and have a full order book. They are looking for someone who is looking to develop their career and move up into a management position.