January 14, 2022
Coventry, United Kingdom
Job Type


An automotive component manufacturer with multiple sites in the UK and the West Midlands require a Senior Buyer for the coordination of supplier nomination and long term strategies within a chosen function group. The ideal candidate will have experience in automotive and MCIPS level 4 upwards qualified.

Commutable from: Redditch, Coventry, Birmingham, Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, Leamington Spa, Worcester, Kidderminster, Stourbridge

Salary: £58,000 - £60,000 p.a.

Duration: fixed term 6 Months contract with the opportunity to go permanent

Suitable for: Buyer, Senior Buyer, Category Manager, Purchasing Consultant, Purchasing Manager, Procurement Manager, Purchasing Engineer

The Role

Reporting into the Purchasing Manager, you will have the following duties:

-Coordination for supplier nomination and long term strategies with a chosen function.
-Accountability for cost and budget for spend portfolios.
-Monitor contractual agreements with suppliers.
-Develop detailed and intelligent procurement category strategies.

The Person

Preferably educated to degree level and qualified in MCIPS you will have the following experiences:

-Ability to promote best practice purchasing techniques.
-Proven commercial success and a strong negotiator.
-Previous experience in manufacturing preferably 1st tier automotive.
-Experience in cost engineering, raw material, tooling and indirect spend.
-Ability to lead negotiations and support teams.

To apply for this opportunity please click to apply or contact Greg Kneuss at the Ethero office in Telford for further details.

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