Project Buyer Motorsport

Posted 31 July by TEC PARTNERS LIMITED Easy Apply

Working with a growing design and manufacturing business in Thetford to recruit a Project Buyer. Reporting into the Procurement Manager, this is an all-encompassing position that will require someone with commercial awareness, good purchasing experience and robust negotiations skills.

You will source, negotiate & manage the purchasing of niche component, goods and services, ensuring that requirements for varying projects are met. The main focus when sourcing items will be around price, quality & availability.

Main responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Purchasing of goods, materials, components & services, attaining minimum cost & maximum quality of items.
  • Liaise between suppliers and wider engineering teams across the business.
  • Provide accurate analysis on cost for both new and existing services/products/items, as well as frequent review of cost reduction methods
  • Recognise & assess supply chain risks whilst developing risk reduction strategies.
  • Work closely with the wider team & review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
  • Negotiate contracts & improve prices with suppliers, utilising negotiation and procurement methods to keep project spend to a minimum.
  • Prepare and process purchase orders and order schedules
  • Lead the research and sourcing for new components & suppliers in the marker, taking into consideration the commercial constraints relating to each project.
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers, and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance, including the resolution of price, quality, delivery or invoice issues
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as and when required.

In order to be successful, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Proven experience working in procurement team, preferably within the automotive or aerospace sector
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown
  • Good Excel skills

In return, you'll receive a competitive salary and benefits package, along with the chance to work for a dynamic and forward thinking business who work closely with a range of Motorsport companies and race teams.

If you have the skills and experience required, please submit a copy of your CV straight away to be considered.

Required skills

  • Components
  • Materials
  • Negotiating
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Supplier
  • Projects
  • Buyer
  • Tooling
  • Bill of Materials
  • Full Service Supply

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