POSTING END DATE:20/08/2018
ADVERTISED SALARY: £37,819-£45,000
An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Every product. Every process. Every environment. Our vehicles continually set the benchmark for luxury, innovation and performance thanks to our unrivalled commitment to infinite detail. Join us within our Purchasing teams, and you’ll be the driving force behind it all.
As a Global Strategic Buyer within Special Vehicle Operations, you’ll be reporting to the Global Purchasing Manager.
You’ll support the Global Commodity Leaders and Strategic Buyers in the development and execution of commodity strategies and the Global sourcing activity through the Global Sourcing Process.
You’ll play a pivotal role as the interface with other key functions within Jaguar Land Rover and act as a core conduit for true cross-functional working across Production Purchasing, MP&L, STA, Product Engineering, Cost Engineering and Manufacturing.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
Alongside extensive experience gained in a purchasing environment, you’ll have the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
With your strong communication skills, you’ll have the ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders to influence cross-functional engagement.
You’ll naturally be a resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas/inputs and be able to bring fresh ideas to the table.
You’ll also have experience of implementing and delivering purchasing strategies with the focus on total value chain delivery and identifying opportunities for creating value in a commodity or commodities.
Jaguar Land Rover considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.
Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.
Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.
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