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Senior Buyer - Directs/Automotive

Beaumont Select
£60-65k + Bonus, Pension, Health
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Specialist Area
Buyer, Category Manager, Procurement, Purchasing
Automotive, Engineering
Buyer, Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

A great opportunity within an iconic Automotive brand to lead a small team across their Production purchasing division..

We are partnering with a leading and iconic Automotive brand with a distinct passion for style and power.

Due to an internal promotion, the Senior Buyer opportunity will be based out of their Gaydon offices and will be a key element to their Production purchasing division, which has seen significant growth over the last 12 months.

Leading a small team of Buyers, you will be responsible for the procurement of a defined range of parts and components across the Electrification category, in line with Procurement departmental procedures and objectives, focusing on securing strong commercial terms and excellent quality and delivery service levels from suppliers while ensuring audit compliance, reporting directly to the Senior Manager.

We are looking to speak with candidates with an understanding of the Automotive sector, with directs commodity knowledge and line management experience. Our client offers a fantastic career development programme with a clear path for progression.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Educated to Degree level and a full member of CIPS, or at least working towards this. 
  • Previous Procurement experience is required, within an Automotive setting, either OEM or Tier 1 supplier.
  • Understanding of the strategic role of the Procurement function and ability to work at this level.
  • Demonstrable ability to prioritise tasks and have effective time management and analytical skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.  
  • Post holder should hold a full driving licence and be prepared to travel where their specific work responsibilities require.
  • You must have experience in the management of a small team of Buyers/direct reports.


This role is based in Gaydon, with hybrid working 3 days in the office, 2 from home.


Please use the site buttons to Apply.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please call Craig Gallagher on +44 (0)1403 248448

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business


Beaumont Select is a specialist Procurement, Supply Chain & Vendor Management Recruitment Agency, we match talented Permanent and Interim Procurement Professionals with great jobs in many of the World's Leading Companies.

We have an enviable track record of matching highly talented Procurement and Supply Chain professionals with exceptional Procurement, Supply Chain & Vendor Management jobs in FTSE100/250, Fortune 500 and other major name organisations. We work with Clients and Candidates throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

Our highly committed and experienced Consultancy Team has grown organically year on year, by providing a detailed, highly professional and personal approach, matching talent supply chain professionals to many of the best opportunities within the purchasing, supply chain and vendor management disciplines. This success has been built on the passion and determination of every single team member at Beaumont Select, in conjunction with innovative use of marketing & technology, attention to detail and above all a commitment to provide an outstanding Client and Candidate service.

We are Certified Members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and are ISO9001:2015 Quality certified for the provision of permanent and interim recruitment solutions worldwide.

Whether you are looking for a new career challenge; need to source experienced procurement, supply chain or vendor management professionals, or want advice on the current recruitment market, the Beaumont Select team would like to speak to you.

Company info
01403 248 448
West Point
Springfield Road
West Sussex
RH12 2PD

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