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Buyer - Electrical - 25875

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/05/2014
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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:
Platform Buyer
1)Represent electrical purchasing in XCL programme meetings - flow programme issues ref buyer activity back to the buyer teams and take buyer issues into the programme. 2)Identify new sourcing activity for electrical XCL programmes by pulling this information from the product development team and driving/tracking progress against these requirements the buying teams. 4) Help buyers drive resolution of XCL programme issues that are holding back sourcing activity i.e. no specification, unclear usage requirements etc. Be the interface into the XCL programme team to drive their support on these issues. 5) Support XCL programme capacity requirement discussions with XCL programme teams in product development, JLR purchasing capacity team and vehcile line programme teams. 6) Provide XCL programme change information to the buyer teams and manage this information to keep it up to date.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
"1)Excellent administration and organisational skills
2)Team player and strong relationship building skills.
3)Applicants must be self motivated and able to work unsupervised
4 )Negotiating commercial contracts
5 )Managing supplier relationships Sourcing new suppliers & products

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
1)Commercial business acumen and negotiation experience.
2)Computer & Project management skills are essential.
3)Ability to analyse the total business case for sourcing"
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