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Senior Global Strategic Buyer

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 13/06/2018

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LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire 


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.



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.


Key to this role is to ensure a strategic approach to the procurement of all Jaguar Land Rover branded goods and associated services, ensuring they are purchased from suppliers adhering to Jaguar Land Rover social and ethical requirements, code of conduct and environmental policies. Purchasing must ensure products meet the quality requirements, at the most competitive cost, delivered on time and to commercial margin targets with minimal risk to the business. 


Predominantly the role will be focussed on the procurement of Load floor and Parcel shelf, or Carpet and Noise, Vibration & Harshness



You’ll be able to demonstrate that you can work under pressure and prioritise tasks in a fast paced and dynamic environment, being organised and highly efficient at the same time. Excellent communication skills are essential with the ability to converse at all levels of the organisation and with external suppliers and internal customers.  You’ll also have analytical, commercial and negotiation skills with a proven track record of successful commercial negotiations. With your excellent time management skills you’ll be able to manage and execute complex projects on time and in budget.


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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