Buyer - Automotive

Resource Group
£25000 - £30000/annum
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Buyer - Automotive
Salary/ Rate: £25,000 - £30,000 PA
Location: Coventry

The role:
Manage and maintain Production supply base, to ensure goods are Purchased at the best total acquisition cost. Develop robust commodity strategies and cost down plans to support business requirements. Improve communications between the company and its vendors.


•Supplier Development / improvement plans.
•Liaise with allocated suppliers on a daily basis.
•Maintain approved supplier list.
•Develop commodity strategy for nominated portfolio.
•Develop Qaf library to ensure total acquisition cost.
•Support NPI, quotations, vendor selection, PPAP process.
•Support Material planning team with problem resolution.
•Support Material planning team in reduction of inventory and shortages.
•Support Quality team with problem resolution.
•Process ECN's and issue all relevant information to suppliers, amend blanket orders etc
•Collate DMN information with QA and finance departments and issue information for reclaim of costs to suppliers
•Adopt and practice Kaizen Principles and Concepts.
•Participate in Kaizan and GEAR activities.
•Follow all departmental and general procedures for this position as indicated in the Level III Procedure Manual
•Work in compliance and conform to TS16949 and ISO14001 standards

Key Skills/ Experience required:

•Previous experience in automotive manufacturing environment would be an asset
•Computer experience preferred MRP systems, Windows environment
•Good organization skills
•Previous Materials/Purchasing experience
•Be able to interact with all levels of employees in a multicultural environment
•Ability to read, write and speak English.
•The ability to plan and meet deadlines
•Computer skills excel, word, outlook
•Driving License is essential

Hours of work are Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm

Please apply with your CV to (url removed)

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