ADAS Hardware Senior Strategy Buyer

Location Warwickshire
Job type: Contract
Salary: £36.93PH Umbrella
Contact name: Laura Hopson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39072
Published: 6 days ago
Duration: 4 months
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • Reporting to the Global Commodity Leader you will have Global responsibility for specific commodities on behalf of the company.

  • 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) up to contract award (SCPA).

  • Both Global Strategy and Sourcing activity will be supported by the Regional Delivery teams for your commodities, utilising regional market intelligence and expertise.

  • You will lead the development of the supplier and internal stakeholder relationships to ensure strategic and programme alignment.

  • You will manage suppliers within your designated commodities, responsible for Supplier Business Reviews ensuring that the Global Commodity Strategy and Supply Base Market strategy is effectively deployed throughout all of the company and the external supply chain.

  • You will support and work closely with the Regional Delivery teams and engage with specialists within the Purchasing Function as required to ensure optimum value creation and delivery for the company, as well as leading stakeholder relationships and ensuring the company is appropriately represented both internally and externally

  • This role is a pivotal role for interface with other key functions within the company and acts as a core conduit for true cross functional working across Production Purchasing, MP&L, STA, Product Engineering, Cost Engineering and Manufacturing.

Skills Required:

  • A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs

  • A strong communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement

  • An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members

  • Maintaining compliance with standard policies and procedures

Experience Required:

  • Ability to work independently, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.

  • Capability to create high quality long term purchasing strategies

  • Translating analytical results into detailed, robust actionable recommendations to the business

Experience Preferred:

  • An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style

  • Experience of working in a global, multi-cultural environment

Education Required:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience