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Commodity Buyer 55150

Basildon, Essex
£20.88 to £28.46 Per Hour
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Powertrain/Installation Commodity Buyer 55150 Pay Rate: Up to £20.88/hr LTD rate (inside IR35). AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks rate will increase to £28.46/hr LTD. Division: Purchasing Contract Position based at: Dunton Position Description: 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 quality Monitor supplier quality performance versus 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: Prior experience working within a Purchasing setting, preferably at an OEM / automotive Education Required: Degree qualified or equivalent experience required Additional Information: THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 To apply, please send your interest and CV to (url removed) Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business
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  • Job Reference: 705459938-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
    Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Basildon, Essex
  • Salary: £20.88 to £28.46 Per Hour
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Contract