Gleeson Recruitment Group
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

How would you like to work for one of the most iconic luxury automotive manufacturers on the planet and be part of strengthening and growing their procurement department? Are you immediately available or on a short notice period and looking for a contract Buyer role? This position could be just right for you.

The successful Buyer will be joining a business that continues to go from strength to strength, with exceptional new models due to go into production in 2017. They operate out of fantastic offices with great facilities and offer long term career development in an exciting, growing industry.

As Buyer, you will be the focal point in procuring a defined range of electrical components in line with procedures and objectives whilst keeping a focus on securing strong commercial terms and excellent quality and delivery service levels from suppliers. You will evaluate cost data and quotation analysis forms, manage supplier performance, provide purchasing input into cross-functional teams, identify supplier risk and develop risk mitigation strategies and lead and promote strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

To be considered for the role of Buyer, you will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • CIPS qualified, or working towards
  • Previous procurement experience within the automotive sector, ideally within electrical commodities
  • Strategic procurement experience
  • Excellent time management and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Hold a full driving license and be prepared to travel
  • Previous experience as a Buyer within complex engineering or automotive organisations.

In return the successful Buyer will receive an hourly rate of between £20 to £25 per hour dependent upon experience. This contract is for circa 7 months, with the possibility for extensions.

Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including 3PL, construction, retail, service sector, automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website for further information about our services and to view all of our roles