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First tier automotive supplier of interior & exterior trim systems is currently looking to recruit a Commodity Buyer to be located at their facility in Warwickshire.

As Commodity Buyer you will be charged with supporting the purchasing strategy through the cost effective procurement of a specific commodity group, this could include Plastics, Electrical and Metals parts.


• Manage the sourcing at optimum cost of a range of specified family groups (commodities)
• Negotiate with suppliers, in order to develop lower cost opportunities, agree amendments to purchase orders and supply contracts, seeking develop cost reduction opportunities through on-going market research
• Participate in VA/VE and Lean Manufacturing workshop activity with the preferred supply base as directed and provide timely and accurate data to purchasing management to enable tracking of agreed commodity costs

The Commodity Buyer will be expected to reduce commodity cost reduction targets against specific KPI’s and sourcing new parts to the agreed cost and timing.

Ideally candidates will be CIPS qualified with excellent understanding of automotive supply market place, preferably 1st Tier Automotive Procurement.

You should have sound understanding of NPI process and Product Life Cycle once in series production.

Applicants should also have proven experience of negotiation, with the ability to apply various problem solving techniques in order to gain a desired outcome

High level IT skilsl are required, knowledge of SAP would be advantageous.

M-Tec Engineering Solutions is a leading supplier of Permanent, Interim and Project Management Recruitment Solutions to the Automotive and General Engineering sectors.

Due to the overwhelming response to vacancies in this current climate, if you have not heard from us within the next two weeks you have been unsuccessful at this time

Wendy Hennessy

+44 (0) 1992 511521