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  • Job reference: RMS0172824

General Buyer - 31370

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/11/2016
  • Duration: 25 weeks
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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:
Programme Buyer The Encore Programmes Purchasing team is part of the Purchasing function, its role is to manage the interface between Purchasing and Programme Managements Cross functional team to ensure supplier sourcing, cost, quality and timing are all delivered against plan for Encore specific programmes.

Key responsibilities will include the co-ordination of outstanding Purchasing activities for the 2 key programmes captured under the umbrella of Project Encore, this will involve data tracking and metric management in line with agreed timing milestones committed by the core team e.g. the Buyer/Engineer.

Skills Required:
1)"Highly self ┬┐motivated, enthusiastic, determined with excellent Interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to communicate and influence a wide range of stakeholders at all levels in the business. "
2)Commercial background and experience with ability to manage projects to strict deadlines.
3)Competent user of MS Office, Word, Powerpoint and Excel software including good knowledge of V Look up processes. WIPS, WERS and SAP knowlegde would also be an advantage.

Experience Required:
Experience of managing complex projects with the ability to work to strict deadlines and to drive others to meet commitments

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