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Buyer - BIW Engineering - 20107

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/11/2011
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The Role:
This Buyer role in the company would assume responsibility for the support of a number of resource activities within the Body In White purchase team as we seek to consolidate our supplier base. Main responsibilities would include: working with a set of suppliers to manage the introduction of resourced product into their business. Integrating with a wider cross functional project team to ensure that the projects are delivered on time to an agreed cost at the appropriate quality level. Managing the current incumbent supplier out of the business. Reporting project status weekly to purchase / STA management. Liaising with purchase finance to secure the funding for the resource projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Excellent Communication Skills with the ability to develop world-class influencing and negotiating skills. Aptitude to operate effectively within a challenging team environment. Attention to detail is essential as they will be required to adhere to comlex processes. Full driving license and passport required.

Proven Purchasing and project management experience. Automotive experience ideal but not necessary. A demonstrable commercial business awareness.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Good level of IT competence in programmes such as Excel and Word and a high level of numerical and analytical competence are essential. Demonstrate ability to build effective cross functional relationships
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