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Interim Automotive Buyer - Wiltshire £380 p/d

Interim Automotive Buyer - Wiltshire £380 p/d

  • Location

    Wiltshire, England

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  • Salary:

    Up to £380 per day

  • Contact:

    Ricky Kelly

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months+

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Interim Buyer required to join a Global Innovative Technology Organisation on 6-month interim contract paying £380 per day based in Wiltshire. Working with new technologies you will play a significant role in delivering future vehicles.


  • Own & manage a complex range of commodities
  • Develop and deliver category strategies for a diverse range of commodities
  • Fulfil departmental objectives, to include (but not limited to) cost targets, meeting FTA targets, ensuring supplier performance and delivery
  • Managing Commercial terms and conditions as well as Legal compliance - particularly with regards to IP
  • Support supplier visits including launch reviews
  • Identify and source supply partners, in line with the departmental sourcing process and targets
  • Provide cost analysis and ensure all risks and opportunities are captured and managed
  • Manage the sourcing process from market research through to supplier nomination, contract award and contract management
  • Support a continuous improvement program to advance procurement processes, governance and capabilities across the group

Key Competencies:

  • Previous experience in a direct procurement function within a manufacturing environment. Automotive would be an advantage but not essential
  • Previous project management / programme management would be a bonus
  • Comfortable working with various MS Office applications. Previous experience of SAP would be an advantage
  • Previous experience working with different cultures would be an advantage
  • A full Driving licence and a willingness to travel is required

Rate: £380 p/d

Duration: 6 months

Location: Wiltshire

If you think you are suitable for the role and would like to find out more then please contact me directly on 01483 213 302 or