Programme Buyer - £30.00 p/h - Warwick

CH, Coventry
From £27.00 to £30.00 per hour Ltd Co.
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
We are currently looking for a Programme Buyer to work for a major Automotive organisation based in Gaydon, Warwickshire

Reference No: J009663

Job Title: Programme Buyer

Experience: Purchasing and/or programme purchasing

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

Rate: From £27.00 to £30.00 per hour Ltd Co.

Hours: 40 per week

The Role:

*Programme Buyer

* This role requires stakeholder engagement at many levels within the company and with external suppliers

*The role will be responsible for organising a number of high value commodities, with impact across several key functions of the business

*A varied skill set is required due to the speciality of the commodities being purchased

*The role requires a high level of interaction internally, as well as a continual flow of high level communication with the supply base and overseas Factories

*The successful candidate will be responsible for enabling the purchase and supply chain of global production for specified projects through negotiated costs with suppliers and deliver class leading value to the business

Key Responsibilities:

*Lead daily meetings with the customer to provide update on project progress

*Lead discussions with different areas of the company to define requirement and gather information relevant to project

*Coordinate with the team to raise orders to suppliers in line with the demand from customer

*Work with part manufacturers and take appropriate action to resolve any issues which may arise

*Engage the relevant service providers and ensure that they meet the requirements set

*Where needed, engage the homeline / lead plant and reach agreement on supply of parts

*Own and update all project documents and issue reports to seniors based on set key performance indicators

*Build, develop and grow any relationships vital to the success of the project

*Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time

*Key Interactions: external suppliers, programme teams, supplier technical assistance, overseas factories, manufacturing, product development, design

Skills Required:

3 Key Skills:

- Strong project management, business acumen and analytical skills
- Strong relationship management skills
- IT skills; excel, word, PowerPoint

Experience Required:

*Experience in automotive desirable but not essential

*Experience in purchasing and/or programme purchasing

Education Required:

*Person who can work in autonomy

*Assertive and good communication skills

*Able to communicate to all levels of management

Additional Information:

*40 hours per week with 3.30pm finish on Fridays

*Recruitment Consultant: Jenny Jackson

*Telephone: ************

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