Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, England
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-05-08
Reference: 78866
Contact Name: Samuel Pewton
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 08, 2018 08:30

Job Description

Buyer  – Automotive – East Midlands  A prestigious Global automotive brand is looking to increase its skill set by employing a Buyer at their Head Office. To be the right person for this role you will be experienced in procurement/ purchasing/ buying and have strong communication skills, excellent negotiation skills and be able to develop and maintain supplier relationships.

  • You will have full responsibility for procurement/ supply chain key suppliers.
  • You will develop and maintain strong supplier relationships
  • You will develop and maintain commodity strategies
  • Identify supplier risks
  • Evaluate cost data and establish cost saving opportunities.
  • Excellent communication skills – you must be able to liaise confidently with both colleagues and suppliers.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Willingness to travel worldwide
  • Strong verbal, written and numerical skills
  • Tenacious – you must have the desire to work hard.
  • Relevant degree e.g. supply chain, procurement, engineering
  • Experienced buyers but also less experienced, enthusiastic individuals are encouraged to apply
  • Experience in a manufacturing/ production/ assembly/ automotive environment.
Key skills Buyer, procurement, purchasing, purchaser, communication, manufacturing, automotive, assembly, production, tenacious, enthusiastic, commercial, commercial awareness, supply chain, engineering, negotiation, commodities, materials, components, strategy, cost data, cost saving.

Location – Leicestershire

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