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  • Job reference: RMS0180514

Buyer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/06/2017
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/06/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
The buyer will have full responsibility for category sourcing and delivery of services for packaging Non production area. The buyer will continue to develop commodity strategy, leading a number of key suppliers and customers relationships as well as supporting the operational activities required.

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
1)Professional with a proven track record in a purchasing or other commercial negotiating environment, posessing strong influencing and negotiating expertise
2)Capable of delivering a number of sourcing projects simultaneously, effectively managing stakeholders requirements
3)Excellent Microsoft Excel Skills

Experience Required: Previous experience of launching new products or services > Highly organised and continually focussed on attention to detail is essential > Ability to lead and drive a complex set of priorities/projects with minimal management supervision > Excellent supplier relationship management and cross functional leadership skills > Excellent stakeholder management skills and experience > Excellent communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels both internally and externally > An ability to develop supplier relationship dynamics to react to changing market dynamics in the buyer / supplier relationships"

Education Required: Degree desired' and/or CIPS qualified > Able to devise, manage and execute complex negotiations successfully > Experience of dealing with global companies with high value revenue is desired > Leadership of process improvement initiatives > Leadership of the development and implementation of cost models for use in negotiation

Additional Information : Driving Licence required Previous experience of packaging category would be advantageous but not essential"

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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