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Ref no. BHN569467
Salary £40,000 - £45,000/annum
Location Oxfordshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Our client, a leading automotive company, is seeking a motivated and experienced Buyer to join their team.

Key skills required for this role

Manufacturing, Automotive,Motorsport, Mechanical, Supply Chain, MRP, ERP, Procurement, Technical


Manufacturing procurement experience, fast paced environment

Job description

As a Buyer, you will play a key role in the procurement process, ensuring the timely and efficient supply of goods and services. This is a permanent position within a fast-paced and dynamic environment, where adaptability and initiative are highly valued.

In this role, your main responsibilities will include:
- Processing purchase orders and communicating engineering specifications or issues to ensure accuracy and authorisation.
- Generating work orders to define manufacturing and inspection processes for components.
- Resolving non-conformances promptly to minimise manufacturing delays.
- Negotiating commercial aspects of supplier quotes and maintaining accurate records.
- Checking supplier acknowledgements and addressing any discrepancies.
- Coordinating invoice and accounts queries related to purchase orders.
- Expediting and tracking deliveries from suppliers to ensure timely reporting.
- Communicating with customers to provide updates on outsourced parts progress.
- Managing supply base performance through the monitoring of KPIs.
- Conducting supplier audits.
- Completing commercial checks of supplier payment terms, delivery terms, and terms & conditions.

To be successful in this role, you will possess:
- At least 3 years of previous procurement experience within a fast-changing engineering or manufacturing environment.
- Knowledge of Automotive, or Motorsports procurement is desirable.
- Procurement experience in Mechanical Part manufacture is a requirement.
- Strong problem-solving and team-working skills, with the ability to work independently.
- A positive attitude and willingness to assist in various departmental tasks.
- Excellent communication, negotiation, and influencing skills.

In return, our client offers a range of benefits, including flexible working hours, 26 days of holiday plus bank holidays, a 4% pension contribution, a bonus scheme, family open day events, an onsite gym and canteen, and parking facilities.

If you are ready for a new challenge in procurement and want to join a renowned company in the automotive industry, please apply now.

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