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  • Job Reference:959421CR1_1561974815

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Engineering

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Berkshire

  • Job Title: Procurement Specialist (Automotive Engineering)

  • Job Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum

Posted On: 1st July 2019

Multiple amazing opportunities with a globally recognised brand to focus on specific engineering verticals supporting the wider business on sourcing materials, dependant on current programs on the go. This business gives internal growth opportunities, the chance to work on some really exciting and reputable projects. The business and hiring managers need candidates to have come from relevant engineering & manufacturing industries, ideally from Automotive, Aerospace and Defence.

Examples of categories, but not limited to: Components, metals, plastics, bespoke parts, PCBs and some indirects.

Industry: Aerospace, Defence, Automotive or Engineering

Roles and responsibilities:

* Implement and define procurement strategies across all categories of spend
* Support engineers on regular programme manufacturing projects
* Able to fluctuate between longer term strategic projects and quicker, reactive projects
* Maintain a constant and accurate flow of materials in line with business needs
* Conduct complex and high value tenders, also maintaining relationships with key global suppliers
* Identify suppliers at short notice for really specific and bespoke parts
* Continuously analyse current supplier spend to make sure the business are receiving the best service, at the best cost

Experience required:

* Proven experience and achievements in engineering, materials, metals, components and technical sourcing
* Experience working in Aerospace, Defence or the Automotive industry
* Managed large, high value strategic projects within engineering commodities
* Achieved significant change or improvements within a procurement function
* Worked within a matrix, multi-site company
* Solid knowledge of all engineering and manufacturing supplier market
* Ideally degree & MCIPS educated

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