Commodity Buyer in Laindon - CV-Library

Commodity Buyer in Laindon - CV-Library

Commodity Buyer in Laindon - CV-Library

Job Overview

Location
Laindon, England
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£21 - £21 Per Hour
Date Posted
5 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
60084920
Job Views
1

Job Description

INSIDE IR35**

**OUR HIGH-END CLIENT IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY IS CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR A BUYER AT THEIR BUSY SITE IN DUNTON ESSEX**

£20 P/H UMBRELLA RATE

HYBRID ROLE VERY FLEXIBLE

Position Description:

Powertrain/Installation Commodity Buyer

* A great opportunity to work in commodity purchase with a supply base facing unprecedented levels of change with the move from internal combustion engines to EV/AV. Sourcing Develop sourcing strategies looking at the transition from ICE to BEV to leverage best value outcomes for the business in value, quality, efficiency and capability with a financially stable & optimal supply base.

* Perform benchmarking activities such as market tests to create/maintain a world-class supply base and follow sourcing processes

* Complete sourcing documentation in line with program timing & cost targets

* Place production purchase / tool orders in line with purchasing procedure

* Ensure suppliers have sufficient installed capacity to support Ford volumes Quality

* Monitor supplier quality performance versus Ford expectation (working with Supplier Technical Assistance) Cost

* Drive supplier performance to deliver non-design / design annual part cost reduction targets Lead cost recovery actions (e.g. warranty claims, supplier overpayments etc.)

* Manage Cost & Design Targets with cross functional team ¿Work with Cost Estimating to identify commercial opportunities based on supplier part cost breakdowns and Optimal Cost Estimates (OCEs)

* Handle Raw Material negotiations & support distressed supplier management

Skills Required:

* Strong business and commercial acumen and excellent written and verbal abilities.

* Demonstrable understanding of current challenges facing the automotive industry and the role of purchasing to support the business

* Excellent negotiation skills to drive cost reduction and protect supply Outstanding interpersonal skills including relationship building

* Experience of working in cross functional teams

* Excellent numerical and analytical data skills ¿Fully competent with Microsoft Office Tools

* An ability to present competently

* An ability to travel on company business as required ¿Strong organizational and project management skills; self-starter

Experience Required:

Minimum 3 years experience required within a Purchasing setting, preferably automotive.

*Please note: Due to the high level of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted*

**Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship

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