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Date Added: Fri 16/09/2022

Direct Buyer 38301

Warwick, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £41.46 per hour

Direct Production Buyer – 38301

Pay Rate: up to £41.46/hr Umbrella (PAYE option available)

Division: Purchasing

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Position Description:

Area: Engines & Driveline

You will utilise your experience to analyse, define, and implement market and sourcing strategies for your designated commodities. You will lead the Global sourcing activity through the Global Sourcing Process (GSP) utilising market intelligence and expertise. development and execution of commodity strategies and delivery through the Global Sourcing Process (GSP). You may work on developing commodity strategies, in product delivery squads, on New Part Introduction & Industrialisation or on supplier management & cost saving activity.

Skills Required:

  • Capability to create high quality long term purchasing strategies
  • Delivering complex supply chain solutions in a fast paced, high pressured manufacturing environment to implement and deliver purchasing strategies with the focus on total value chain delivery - able to identify opportunities for creating value in a commodity or commodities
  • Ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment

Experience Required:

  • Procurement / Purchasing experience as a Buyer
  • Negotiation and contract management
  • Analytical skills using purchasing tools
  • Global Sourcing Problem solving and idea generation
  • Development & implementation of strategies
  • Project Management
  • Supplier management

Experience Preferred:

  • CIPS Qualified (various levels)

Additional Information:


To apply, please send your interest and CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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