Senior Buyer -Directs - Coventry

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
Location
Coventry
Salary
£42000 - £48000/annum
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Buyer - Directs - Automotive OEM - Coventry

Senior Buyer required to join growing procurement team of iconic Automotive OEM at an exciting stage in the company's history. As Senior Buyer you will be responsible for the procurement of a range of high-value direct commodities. Engage with key stakeholders across a variety of functions, including engineering and supply chain, to deliver world class-leading procurement strategies. You will be experienced in developing and delivering strategy, leading negotiations both global and domestic supplier base to deliver your given commodities at the very best total delivered cost, without compromising on quality.

As a Senior Buyer, you should demonstrate the following skills and experience:

* Proven strategic procurement experience within a complex manufacturing/engineering environment.
* Demonstrable negotiation expertise.
* Strong communication skills with the ability to engage stakeholders at all levels of a business, both internally and externally
* Project management skills are also highly desirable for this role, along with any previous people leadership experience
* Willing and able to travel both domestically and internationally when required

Are you looking for an opportunity to drive change, improve process and challenge the status-quo? Frustrated by lack of autonomy and strategic responsibility? If so, in return for your procurement experience as a Senior Buyer, you will be offered:

* Base salary of circa £40,000 - £48,000
* Pension
* Company bonus scheme
* 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
* Plus additional benefits

Forward your latest CV to Lisa Osborne or call to discuss (Apply online only)