Our Reference: J64024
Job Terms: Hourly Rate
Location: Littlehampton,West Sussex
Job Category: Automotive
Expleo are currently recruiting on behalf of a world-class specialist in protection systems and armoured vehicles for a Buyer, on a 3 to 6 month contract basis, who will undertake a crucial role in confidently building and maintaining efficient stakeholder relationships with the primary focus being the organisation’s growth in the UK and internationally. With the opportunity to represent the company to various clients across the globe, the successful Buyer will collaborate with a variety of highly skilled individuals, at the clients site based in Rustington.
• Winning new business by supporting the sales function through accurate cost estimating and development of BoM.
• Being the initial point of contact for project teams, Production and Legal departments and customer & supplier requirements.
• Create bid and project procurement strategies, communicating all key information to the required stakeholders.
• Managing the supply chain, ensuring capability and capacity and through strategic relationship management.
• Planning of resources, budgets, performance reports and management of subcontract risks and opportunities.
Experience and Qualifications
• Experience in Supply Chain Management and strategic sourcing in the vehicle, engineering and production environment.
• Negotiation skills and ability to demanding projects under tight deadlines.
• Excellent understanding of technical drawings, design intent and manufacturing processes.
• Exceptional communication and organisational skills with the ability to manage conflicting priorities.
Please be aware that we are unfortunately only able to proceed with applicants who have lived and worked in the UK for the past 5 years. The role will also require occasional overseas and UK travel including our client’s other site in Weybridge.
For more information on our Buyer position, contact Jess on 01903 266966 or email an updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, visit our website to look at the rest of our vacancies – www.expleorecruit.co.uk.