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  • Job reference: RMS0153487

Purchase Engineer Vendor- 24476

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/03/2015
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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:
Project Engineer - STA/Purchasing Department The PSBO enables the Purchasing function to meet the needs of its customers through the development of systems, processes and operating controls whilst providing a central interface to key stakeholders in other functions. The Purchasing Business Office offers a unique and challenging experience with business-wide exposure and development, where the key to success is the ability to manage our internal customer's expectations, and deliver against their requirement using resources assigned against multiple and often conflicting priorities. There is also the opportunity to be involved in developing longer term Purchasing strategies and to lead the organisational development for the future. Supplier Technical Assistance is a technical organisation within Purchasing responsible for exercising leadership in the selection and development of supply base to provide the highest quality and manufacturing capability.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Applicants should be degree qualified with experience working in a Quality/Manufacturing/Engineering operation, although consideration will be given to commercial applicants with appropriate knowledge of these activities.
*Structured problem solving ability Effective managing complex projects or change programmes across a wide range of stakeholders;
*Ability to work with and influence a wide range of stakeholders at all levels of the business
*Highly motivated to achieve strict deadlines and quality expectations
* Confident, assertive, committed, enthusiastic, self motivated; Adaptable to changing circumstances and environment, dealing with conflicting priorities for self and others; Confident with a range of IT
*Lead delivery and deployment of transformation projects engaging relevant business functions to ensure success.
*Represent STA in change programmes, helping to ensure the business functions develop integrated and aligned solutions. Be the "go to" STA professional f

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Project management experience (IT/change programmes) Six Sigma experience (ideally BB/GB qualified) STA experience APQP experience

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