Our Reference: J64024
Job Terms: Salaried
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 permanent basis. The Buyer 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 Weybridge.
• Winning new business by supporting the sales and procurement function through accurate cost estimating.
• Being the initial point of contact for project teams, Purchasing department, 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 and purchasing activities, 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
• CIPS qualification is preferred or currently studying for CIPS
• 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 Rustington.
For more information on our Buyer position, contact Jess at Expleo on 01903 269966 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, visit our website to look at the rest of our vacancies – www.expleorecruit.co.uk.