Over 8710 jobs available!
Quick Search
Market Sector

Position type


Powered by DOVA

Senior Buyer - Telford, Shropshire job description

16 april 2018

Senior Buyer

Are you a purchasing manager or senior buyer looking for a new role?

Do you want to work at a state of the art manufacturing facility?

If so see below...

Cosma Casting UK is an operating unit of Magna International, one of the world's premier global automotive suppliers. Magna's pioneering technology and creativity allows our customers to ask for solutions that lie beyond what they previously thought was possible.

Cosma Casting UK has an established manufacturing facility on a green field site in Telford in the UK. For this new venture, we are looking for a Senior Buyer. Cosma Casting UK will specialise in high pressure die-casting that designs and builds medium to large aluminium die-cast automotive components.

Reporting to the Purchasing manager, the Senior Buyer is responsible for the full 360 supplier Management process which includes, RFQs, contract negotiations, drive cost savings and building relationships.

Role Responsibilities:

* Manage sourcing requirements as per business needs and deal with departmental heads to understand sourcing requirements
* Work alongside the Purchasing team to achieve the teams and companies strategic vision and targets
* Lead RFQ's, vendor selection and contract negotiations with potential/existing suppliers to ensure all aspects of the business requirements are covered
* Review, draft and negotiate contracts and service level agreements
* Regularly review the market to ensure that the company is utilising the best suppliers
* Manage suppliers, drive cost reduction and monitor/manage performance through regular reviews and KPI's
* Track spend, budget and make cost reductions where necessary without compromising on quality
* Identify areas of continuous improvement and suggest improvements where needed
* Assist in any other ad-hoc projects required by the management

Personal Attributes and Work Environment:

* Strong organisational skills
* Excellent negotiation skills and strong with numbers
* Good interpersonal skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Ability to work in a fast paced working environment
* Good computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite (including MS Project)
* Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment
* Well organised with the ability to work effectively under pressure.
* Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive employee relations
* Able to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact
* Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
* Honest with a high level of integrity
* Full driving licence

Work environment:

* Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours as needed.
* Requires regular travel to customer and suppliers as required (UK, Europe and internationally)

(procurement manager) (senior buyer) (buyer)
Job Reference:LDP - Senior Buyer
Position Type:Permanent
Market Sector:Engineering
Working Hours:Full-Time
Location:Telford, Shropshire
Contact:Cosma Casting, Randstad Inhouse Services, Telford, United Kingdom
Phone:03330 160 303