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Purchase Budget Coordinator

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/12/2015
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:

The first objective of this role is to manage the delivery of purchasing investment across platform.
The second objective is to create initial purchase investment budgets using previous benchmark information for ratification during levelling by the modules and commodities.
The third objective is to create the VAI justification for use in Group investment approval grenium.


Investment planning
a. Creation and maintenance of the Purchase investment Benchmark database
b. Generation of Purchase investment budget for approval at K-PSK and VAI.
c. Initial costing of purchase investment according to the TCDd.

Forward Sourcing
a. Tracking of investment agreed in the Local Sourcing Committee (LSC) forum
b. Authorise and register tooling orders in accordance with the LSC decisions.
c. Preparation of target information relating to investment on a weekly basis in accordance with enquiries and the LSC agenda

Investment forecasting
a. Forecast of actual cash spend in the planning round window against all platforms
b. Update and agree spend forecast with Finance
c. Create and report actual spend vs target/forecast to Group K-BN

a. Report spend Vs actual across all platforms to ensure target achievement.
b. Report and tracking of all risks and opportunities across all platforms

Continuous Improvement
a. Maintain TS16949/QS14001 audit accreditation.
b. Drive own development to ensure necessary skills/competencies to meet role.
c. Support development needs of a small team


Demonstrable experience in a project environment.
Team player, self-motivated and flexible
Ability to influence and negotiate


Financial management
Project management and reporting skills
Microsoft office skills


Educated to degree level or equivalent
CIPS qualification would be an advantage
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