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Date Added: Mon 01/05/2023

Bespoke Buyer

Chichester, PO19, UK
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Company: INDEX

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £21.39/hour

Product quality always begins at source - with procurement. That's why it takes people with uncompromising standards, exceptional business acumen and real determination to procure exciting and innovative materials for our bespoke vehicles. But the job doesn't just end there. In their pursuit of excellence, our team is tasked with managing the introduction of a vast array of bespoke features from a diverse range of specialised, sustainable sources.

As an integral part of our Bespoke buying team, you will be responsible for securing the supply of bespoke electrical vehicle components and selecting suitable suppliers in line with agreed cost, quality and time targets. This entails negotiating and agreeing prices and terms with suppliers in order to achieve the best possible costs while taking account of design, volume and timing constraints. You will be an expert in project management ensuring that all parts are developed and supplied to the required quality standard and within the planned delivery timeline. You will proactively resolve supplier problems and ensure a continued successful business relationship with all parties

* A degree (or equivalent) and ideally a CIPS qualification;

* Experience of production component purchasing within an automotive environment or equivalent manufacturing environment;

* Experience in managing professional supplier selection processes;

* Experience of handling commercial negotiations with external suppliers;

* Experience of project management and an understanding of new product development processes;

* Good problem-solving ability required to overcome problems arising from specific cost, quality, time issues;

* Good interpersonal skills with an ability to influence key stakeholders.

Index Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

"Due to the high volume of applications, we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion
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