Buyer

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Senior Buyer

Shoreham

£35k-£45k

Imagine being rewarded with the opportunity to become a key member of a team with a broad remit as soon as you secure this role?

This role is an excellent opportunity to be involved with the growth of an exciting new venture, in a field that is increasingly important to the future of the automotive industry!

You will be involved with the New Product Introduction across projects within the Performance Products division.

This division specializes in delivering bespoke products to many premium customers. You will also be involved with the implementation of strategy that will lead to the supply of automotive battery systems.

Job Description
As a Senior Buyer, you will be responsible for the management of purchased parts from concept to series production.

Key objectives will include:
* Maintaining and promoting relationships with clients, suppliers and the wider project purchasing team in identification & development of purchasing best-practice across the business.
* Liaising with suppliers and Engineering teams on design feasibility issues, expediting orders and agreeing concessions or return rejects
* Procurement of project goods including bespoke parts/tooling manufactured drawings, along with design/development, and other technical services.
* Ownership of the end-to-end, purchase-to-pay process for projects.

Relevant Experience and Personal Attributes
* Experience working in an Engineering or manufacturing environment essential
* Knowledge of BoM's, PO Processes, familiarity with technical drawings.
* A working knowledge of contract law
* Strong negotiation skills with an ability to close the deal in short time frames.
* Strong data management skills and IT literacy. Experience with SAP & Baan Purchasing an advantage


If you would like to be considered for this role, get in touch!

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