Job Details




£55000 per annum



Job Details

The Executive Network Groups Logistics & Transport Division is currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer with experience in electrical component purchasing where a fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a large 3PL on a joint venture with one of their well valued partners.
Senior Buyer – Automotive / Electric Components
Location – Coventry/Warwickshire
Salary – c£55,000 before bonus
The successful Senior Buyer will have the following skills and experience:
Minimum expertise in one or more of the following areas: cells, BMS, composites, electrical components. (Knowledge of the UK EV market is very desirable)
Experience in a tier 1 automotive environment
Previous experience in a mid-volume business
Demonstrated track record of success in cost down programmes, supplier management
Evidence of varied sourcing of commodities
CIPS Qualified and an Engineering degree or equivalent would be desirable
The successful Senior Buyer will be responsible for the following:
The Senior Buyer is responsible for the identification of best cost, high performing suppliers to support business growth and improve performance to operations. The Individual will provide support for new business enquiries from the Business Development team and work with and support Manufacturing Engineering & Quality departments in the procurement of tooling and facilities.
• To create and drive Purchasing strategies without the need for guidance
• Create purchasing relationships and supply that supports companies’ growth
• Supplier identification where approved suppliers are unable to achieve the required specification
• Commodity identification where new technologies are required to meet the customer specification
• Demonstrates a high level of competence in creative problem solving
• Excellent communication skills and a track record of developing internal team and external supplier relationships
• Proven track record of Purchasing within a manufacturing environment
• Report all incidents, hazards, near misses to minimise / eliminate the risk of potential further incidents occurring
A little bit about you;
• A high achiever
• Proactive with an ability to seek out commercial opportunities
• Ability to work to tight deadlines
• Possess the ability to exercise sound judgement in high pressure environments
• Results orientated
• Enthusiastic & self-motivated
• A creative thinker
Please email call 0121 726 6609 for more information.

Andrew Swann

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