Bespoke Buyer

Ref No. BHN516447
Location West Sussex, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 months)
Job Status Open

Introduction

A luxury automotive business, are seeking a Bespoke Buyer to join their procurement team in Chichester on an initial 12 month contract.

Important

Project Purchasing, NPI Procurement & Electronics

The Job

A luxury automotive business, are seeking a Bespoke Buyer to join their procurement team in Chichester on an initial 12 month contract.

This automotive company prides themselves on quality, luxury and uncompromising standards.

The Bespoke Buyer will procure exciting and innovative materials for our bespoke vehicles. In their pursuit of excellence, the team is tasked with managing the introduction of a vast array of bespoke features from a diverse range of specialised, sustainable sources.

As an integral part of our Bespoke buying team, the bespoke buyer will be responsible for securing the supply of bespoke electrical vehicle components and selecting suitable suppliers in line with agreed cost, quality and time targets. This entails negotiating and agreeing prices and terms with suppliers in order to achieve the best possible costs while taking account of design, volume and timing constraints.

The buyer will be an expert in project management ensuring that all parts are developed and supplied to the required quality standard and within the planned delivery timeline.

Bespoke Buyer experience and qualifications:

  • A degree (or equivalent) and ideally a CIPS qualification;
  • Experience of production component purchasing within an automotive environment or similar manufacturing environment;
  • Experience in managing professional supplier selection processes;
  • Experience in purchasing electrical or electronic components;
  • Experience of handling commercial negotiations with external suppliers;
  • Experience of project management and an understanding of new product development processes;
  • Good problem solving ability required to overcome problems arising from specific cost, quality, time issues;
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to influence key stakeholders.

If you have the relevant skills, experience and business acumen for the job outlined, please do apply with your latest CV.

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