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  • Job reference: RMS0158909

Senior Buyer - Professional - 29252

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/10/2015
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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:
Senior Aluminium Buyer.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Strong buying, influencing and negotiating expertise essential. Skilled in purchasing or other commercial negotiating environment. Ability to lead and drive a complex set of priorities/projects, effectively managing risk with minimal management supervision. Excellent sense of `business acumen' and analytical skills supported excellent proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Excellent supplier relationship management and cross functional leadership skills. Able to devise, manage and execute complex negotiations successfully. Excellent communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels both internally and externally. Highly organised and continually focus on attention to detail is essential. Ability to develop supplier relationship dynamics to react to changing market dynamics in the buyer / supplier relationships. Strong understanding and awareness of the total business case and end customer value relationship. Strong leadership in developing and implementing cost models and tables

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
SAP desirable but not essential. Degree/CIPS qualified desired but not essential if proven track record.

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