Programme Buyer

Design & Engineering Specialists Sector

  • Role: Permanent
  • Location: Solihull, England
  • Date Posted: Added 14 days ago

Programme Buyer - Permanent - Solihull

A unique manufacturer of specialist Automotive interiors is looking to recruit a Programme Buyer for their growing team in Solihull on a permanent basis.

If the idea of working on innovative projects for a diverse and worldwide customer base excites you, then read on...

The Role

Within the role of Programme Buyer, you'll be responsible for:

* Work with engineering, Strategic Commodity team, Program Managers, to ensure supplier performance and program deliverables are met.
* Ensure on-time Sourcing for programs and delivery at or below target cost for piece price, tooling, etc. as well as work effectively with the project team to meet targets for quality, delivery and other cost areas
* Driving cost reductions for Gap closure, supplier management thru timing and delivery, enhance quality performance and support programs
* leads purchasing activities for purchase components and material as a key member of the project core team, working with Engineering at initial sourcing and communicating changes and design levels to the Commodity team.


To succeed within the role of Programme Buyer, you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:

* Industry experience with purchasing, operational and strategic involvement
* Deep knowledge of purchasing tools, negotiation methods and business communications
* Knowledge of cost improvements
* Ability to analyse cost structures/drivers relating to supplier price submissions and negotiate prices, timing, and terms


This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly successful business that supplies their specialist components into some of the world's largest Automotive OEM's. After recently securing several new projects, now is an opportune time to join them in their success.

Within this role, you'll gain opportunities to learn, advance, and grow, as the business strives to support interesting and exciting careers.


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Programme Buyer, please send your CV to Samantha Bowers via the 'apply now' button.

PLEASE NOTE: Interviews are being held imminently so please make sure you apply today!

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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Samantha Bowers

Samantha Bowers

Specialist Consultant

For more details or to apply call Samantha Bowers on 0161 962 6111