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  • Job reference: RMS0121996

Buyer - BIW Stampings - 23830

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/05/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (28/05/13)
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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.

The Role:
A Procurement specialist in the Stampings would assume responsibility for a portfolio of commodities and projects associated with BIW Stampings.
Main responsibilities would include: Managing supplier relationships in conjunction with the Aligned Business Framework.
Working on projects in line with agreed milestones.
Developing, along with Engineering, opportunities to improve design, cost and quality.
Benchmarking existing product and analysing market trends.
Annual cost improvement negotiations.
This role will also require project management skills which will be required to manage the on going outsource of stamping dies from internal press shops.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Excellent Communication Skills with the ability to develop world-class influencing and negotiating skills.
Aptitude to operate effectively within a challenging environment.
Ability to manage large change projects.
Attention to detail is essential as they will be required to adhere to comlex processes.
Full driving license & passport.
Proven Purchasing and/or Project Management experience.
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 and supplier relationships
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