programme buyer in milton keynes

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£ 22 per hour
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milton keynes, south east
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job description

Randstad Engineering are currently recruiting for a Programme Buyer to work for a leading car manufacturer based in Milton Keynes.

Are you looking for a new position as Programme Buyer? Do you want to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment? If the answer is yes, this role is for you!

The Programme Buyer will provide the co-ordination, metrics and control for aspects of Purchasing in support of new vehicle special programmes, ensuring compliance with Purchasing strategy and Programme milestones.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

* Coordination of purchasing activity for minor program activity ensuring all milestones requirements are met
* Maintain, distribute and ensure supervision of Programme metrics to deliver purchasing deliverables as required.
* Analyse , track and report programme cost data , identifying risk and opportunities
* Support in managing supplier performance through new vehicle launch phases ensuring that Quality, Cost and Delivery performance is maintained at high levels.
* Provide purchasing / commercial input into cross-functional teams that effectively contributes to the organisation's programme goals by applying a confident approach to teamwork.
* Liaise with external Suppliers and internal functional areas and provide assistance where required to ensure that parts are available to support prototype and pre-production build phases.
* In conjunction with Buyers and external Suppliers, provide support to Finance with respect to the target setting process and ongoing adherence to an Affordable Business Structure.

Qualification & Experience:

* In addition the Programme Buyer is expected to have commercial, analytical and interpersonal skills as they solve problems in areas where they have no supervisory influence.
* Ideally the successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline, a full member of CIPS or at least working towards it.
* Purchasing experience ideally within a manufacturing environment is required; however, of greater importance is the individual's aptitude and commitment to rapidly assimilate the needs of the role and to be quickly performing in the role, to a high standard.

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





educational requirements

automotive engineering,engineering