Strategic Buyer (Capital Equipment) - Jaguar Land Rover - Coventry - Wizbii

Strategic Buyer (Capital Equipment)

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POSTING END DATE: 20/08/2018

LOCATION: Whitely, Coventry


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.


As the Strategic Buyer within Capital Equipment for the Powertrain and Test facilities, you’ll be supporting and working closely with the UK and Global Delivery Buyers (and other Buyers e.g. Slovakia) e.g. Slovakia) for Powertrain & Test who are will be responsible for the contract and supplier relationship management, and supplier relationship management for this category as well as the sourcing of lower value, regional projects.


In this exciting role, you’ll have a close collaborative working relationship with your internal customers in Your primary internal customer will be Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering (PTME) and Powertrain Test Operations which forms part of the overall Manufacturing Function. You’ll have a close collaborative and structured working relationship with these stakeholder groups. You’ll be purchasing tangible assets, for located in our engineering and manufacturing facilities.



You’ll join us with strong commercial awareness and negotiation skills along with an understanding of category management principles and global business understanding and experience.


 You’ll be results driven with who demonstrates tenacity, drive and perseverance, able to with the ability to deliver in a complex, and highly demanding environment to drive the business forward in a positive way.. Naturally, you’re an excellent communicator and leader able to support, mentor and develop your team. You’re a good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas and an effective team player who actively develops and supports team members. You’ll understand category management principles and have global business understanding and experience.


JLR considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list.  Therefore, JLR 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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