Project & Production Buyer

Shorterm Limited
14 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Project & Production Buyer
Location : West Midlands / Staffordshire
Permanent Role
Salary : Depending on experience
My client, a supplier to some of the best names in the Automotive industry are recruiting for a permanent Project & Production Buyer to join their team.

The Role:
*Being in charge of Purchasing tasks for projects from customer RFQ via Start of Production till end of life in line with Purchasing Standards
*Analysing and editing Bills of Material
*Making global enquiries for all relevant parts (new, serial, development parts, make or buy decisions) for project applications according to Commodity Strategy
*Supporting selection and release of suppliers
*Negotiating costs and conditions under consideration of Total Costs of Ownership (TCO)
*Organising and preparing Sourcing Committee as a mandatory member / host
*Developing, negotiating and preparing contracts with suppliers in line with Purchasing Standards
*Being in charge of material cost of the assigned projects through lifetime and observing cost (Business Plan) targets
*Identifying and realizing material cost reduction ideas by using all levers with the support of Commodity Purchasing (resourcing, localization, new technologies etc.) and Material Cost Optimisation (MCO) team
*Following up / reporting productivity performance within own projects
*Integrating Global Purchasing aspects into project teams and vice versa by providing relevant information in both directions

The Candidate:
*Ideally educated to a degree level (or equivalent)
*Eligible to work in the UK
*Excellent command of English; French or German language would be an advantage
*Team work orientation and international / intercultural sensitivity
*Excellent IT skills: Excel and MS Office in particular
*Reliability, rigor and analytical mind-set
*Strong negotiation, communication and presentation skills
*Able and prepared to travel internationally

To discuss further please call Richard Nield on ************ or email your CV to ****************************

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