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  • Job reference: RMS0171025

Purchasing Operations Analyst - 31005

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/12/2016
  • Duration: 30 weeks
This vacancy has now expired.

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:
Senior Purchasing Operations Analyst position within the NPP business office.

Will be responsible for supporting or leading on the activities below:

The NPP business office is the central hub for the operational management of Non-Production Purchasing, operating as a centre of excellence for process and procedural expertise, project management and operational support.
We are responsible for:
- Leading on the development, review and implementation of all NPP process and procedures.
- Leading on the creation and delivery of NPP training along with the NPP Process Leads, the management of all audit and compliance related matters, including Local, Corporate and External audits.
- Taking a leading role in ensuring effective governance development and execution within NPP, supported through operating committee, full forum and management team.
- Providing effective reporting on the performance of NPP through the development and maintenance of a balanced scorecard, metrics dashboard and SAP reporting.
- Taking a leading role on the co-ordination and management of key transformation initiatives both with NPP and across the client , delivering project management expertise and a structured approach to the development of our transformation programs.
- Leading the supplier engagement and co-ordination for CASME and GENPACT support services
- Leading on continuous service improvement initiatives, such as RFX, DOA, H-Drive, Website development etc.

Role will lend itself to a strong purchasing professional that have developed purchasing functions in the past (as the skill set and experience required are essentially the same).

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 Key Skills:
1) Extensive experience of process development
2) Project management experience
3) Experience of operating at a management level

Experience of working within a purchasing environment for a minimum of 3 years at a management level

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
CIPS desirable.
Prince 2 foundation or higher desirable.
Experience of working within both public and private sector purchasing teams.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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