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Buyer – Aftersales Procurement (543)

Hinckley, Leicestershire

Other Specialisms » Supply Chain

Competitive salary

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Join our global headquarters as a Buyer in Aftersales Procurement! This rare opportunity at a leading automotive company involves shaping the supply chain, ensuring seamless availability of Genuine Parts and Accessories worldwide. Collaborate internationally, negotiate effectively, and drive efficiencies. If you're a procurement professional seeking career advancement and impact, apply now to join the team.

Job role overview:
We are seeking a Buyer to join the Aftersales Procurement team based at the clients global headquarters. The buying role will be responsible for sourcing of multiple commodity groups across external suppliers; as well as being involved with other business facilities across the globe to ensure a coordinated approach to our supply chain.

This role will be key in ensuring effective stock management and continuity of supply to support our customer demand for Genuine Parts and Accessories.
The dynamic role will work to develop the performance of the existing supply base, identify potential new sources for components and build strong relationships with other key internal business stakeholders.

This role is best suited to candidates with experience in Purchasing and looking to develop and move their career into a global company. The Buyer, working with the Head of Aftersales Procurement, Procurement Leads, and Senior Buyers, will focus on the following key areas:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with suppliers to negotiate and secure value for money on business Genuine Parts and Accessories range
  • Building effective stakeholder relationships, ensuring a high service level in terms of quotations, quality compliance and communication
  • Identifying savings opportunities through tenders, negotiations, and efficiencies
  • Responsible for the implementation of design changes
  • Utilising multiple applications and systems to deliver accurate metrics, reporting and data.
  • To undertake and assist with projects as required by your manager.
Education & Qualifications:
  • Completion of a relevant degree achieving 2:1 or above.
Experience:
  • First class interpersonal skills with a real passion for building effective professional relationships
  • Sourcing and negotiation experience and supplier relationship management
  • Experience in a purchasing environment, desirably in a manufacturing or automotive setting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Packages including Excel, Access, Word and Outlook.
  • Good commercial awareness and acumen.
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible to address immediate priorities whilst still manage deadlines with longer term projects and strategic initiatives.

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