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Senior Buyer - Infotainment

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Recruiter: Real Time Recruitment
Listed on: 12th February
Location: Woking
Salary/Rate: Upto £55000
Type: Permanent

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Real Time Recruitment Solutions Senior Buyer - Infotainment - Surrey - Up to £55,000 DOE
I am working with a blue-chip automotive business and am currently looking for a Senior Buyer to join the team on a permanent basis in their state of art offices in Surrey. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, this is an exciting and unique opportunity to join an exclusive automotive environment which is undergoing a transformation and rapid growth in response to its acclaimed global products.
Specific Responsibilities
Full Life-cycle responsibility for delivering high quality, value for money products / components and services for the business.Full accountability for cost and budget management for multi-million pound direct-spend.Capability to provide guidance in complex commercial and contractual relationships.A good understanding of legal contracts.Establishing relationships and development plans with suppliers based upon common goals.Ensuring supplier requirements and concerns are fully understood and fed back to the appropriate stakeholders.Developing a culture of continuous improvement within the business.An understanding of industry practices such as Six Sigma, PPSDevelop detailed and intelligent commodity strategies that align with the business' commercial roadmaps as well as those of their key development partners.Ability to understand complex and abstract concepts and being able to present the information in an informative and simplified manner. Knowledge
Ability to lead negotiations for complex projectsDemonstrable success within an Automotive or manufacturing environment is preferred.Experience with electrical components is preferred.Ability to lead a team to deliver superior results and continuous process improvement.Ability to act under pressure with clarity of thought.Ability to demonstrate a methodical approach towards problem solving.Highly self-motivation to overcome obstacles.Results driven and the ability to deliver against targets to achieve the business objectives.Experience of launch management.Able to play a lead role in contract implementation and management.Good knowledge of manufacturing and quality processes.Proven supply chain management and procurement experiencePlease send your CV toMatthew Dewsnap if you are interested in the opportunity or call for a confidential conversation.