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  • Job reference: RMS0154210

Component Engineer - Electrical - 28158

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/09/2015
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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:
1.Purchasing (Buyer) responsibility for new technology relating to ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and controllers within the vehicle as part of the growing technology roadmap 2.Interface with key stakeholders - Engineering,Manufacturing, Suppliers STA, Finance, Aftermarket, Internationalisation (& Global Manufacturing) Programme teams & Design teams 3.Issue,manage and analyse RFI/RFQ (Request for Quotation) packages to selected suppliers and ensure timely response from suppliers. 4.Become commodity expert in your role and understanding market trends, competitor strategies and suppliers in the market 5.Actively support STA function (Supplier Technical Assistance) in areas including supplier site evaluation, supplier performance and overall supply delivery 6. JLR commercial lead for a growing spend area ( ¿30M per annum( to deliver on-going cost reduction and active cost management as part of a cradle to grave ownership "

Skills Required:
"1)Excellent Purchasing and Supply Chain skills 2) Proven sourcing and supplier management 3)Good overall Commercial business acumen and negotiation experience is required. 4)Ability to analyse total business case for sourcing, on a total cost basis incl. R & D, tooling, investment and transportation costs. 5)Strong computer skills & Project management skills are essential (Training will be provided for JLR systems) 6)Applicants must be self motivated and able to work unsupervised and able to travel as and when required "

Skills Preferred:
Automotive purchasing or Electrical commodity awareness

Experience Required:
Relevant Purchasing Experience

Education Required:
Degree/MCIPS preferred but not essential
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