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  • Job reference: RMS0170162

General Buyer- 30852

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/08/2016
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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:
The role will involve sourcing best value contracts for the Powertrain, Vehicle and Chassis engineering COC functions.
The role will require an organised individual who is comfortable working across all levels of management.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Responsible for creation and implementation of Strategic category plans for Chassis, Powertrain and Vehicle engineering
Responsible for delivery of annual savings, Supplier relationship, supplier optimisation and work stream targets
Responsible for the optimal sourcing and contracting on behalf of Chassis, Powertrain and Vehicle Engineering COC functions
Responsible for the management of Supplier and stakeholder relationships and performance with regards to Chassis, Powertrain and Vehicle Engineering COC functions


Experience Required:
•Prior experience sourcing services agreements
•Prior experience of contract management activities
•Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred


Additional Information :
Personal Profile
• Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs.
•Able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
•A dynamic and determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence.
•Able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with strategic vision
•Able to deliver quality and consistency in a complex, highly demanding environment with a range of expectations on what customer-focussed solutions might look like.
•Locations: Whitley, Wellesbourne, Gaydon

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
1)Negotiation skills
2)Suppliers and stakeholders management skills
3)Influencing skills

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
•Prior experience sourcing Engineering services particularly Powertrain, Chassis or vehicle engineering
•Prior experience managing performance of complex Engineering service contracts
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