Buyer - Global Manufacturing Company

Global Manufacturing Company


£30,000-40,000 per annum


Central London


With ambitious plans to grow in the global automotive market place through the development of world class products, a Buyer is sought to be responsible for the successful execution of purchasing activities against tight deadlines.


  • Support adherence to Global Purchasing Policies and Procedures whilst managing them to support Business requirements.
  • Liaising with other members of the team, internal customers, suppliers and contractors.
  • Responsible for leading and coordinating of sourcing activities within Portfolio.
  • Responsible for delivery of bought in goods and services at the lowest ultimate cost.
  • Supplier base quality, technology, service and delivery optimisation.
  • Responsible for issue of invitation to tenders, analysis of bids received, preparation of contractual documents and drafting reports.
  • Implement and influence Purchasing strategies & processes.
  • Ensuring the right contractual conditions are in place to manage the company’s risk.
  • Raise Purchasing orders on the company SAP IT system.
  • Provide a service to both Internal and External Customers.
  • Supplier relationship management.
  • Conduct supplier evaluation and selection.
  • Support the Companys' Business plan, specifically in the area of Cost reduction.
  • Support Logistic arrangements For Goods moving inbound and outbound within the EEC, and Worldwide.


A proven performer looking for the next challenge who is self-motivated, organised & flexible. The successful candidate will be culturally aware, & possess the gravitas to build credibility and relationships with both internal and external parties.

  • Degree qualified or equivalent
  • Self motivated team player looking to make a contribution whilst improving their skills with support
  • Can demonstrate experience in non production purchasing and ideally would have operated within a sales / marketing environment.
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Computer Literate - Microsoft Office packages - Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  • Looking for the next move, with a positive attitude towards learning and Personal development

Please send your CV for immediate consideration.

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