- Competitive + benefits
- Procurement, Automotive
- Wiltshire, Hullavington - United Kingdom
Responsible for developing and delivering the organisations Automotive strategy for Direct Procurement in relation to the Chassis, Interior and Environmental Control commodities.
Responsible for developing the organisations Automotive strategy for cross-functional Supplier Performance Management. This will include the management of Business Risk, Cost, Quality, Delivery and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Responsible for managing cross-functional supplier partner selection to ensure the creation of a qualified supply base.
Provide leadership to the Procurement organisation to deliver the functional and business objectives, including but not limited to sourcing, contractual, cost, performance and timing requirements.
Responsible for all aspects of the management of commodity specific Procurement teams
Deputise for Head of Procurement as and when required
Support the development of tailored Training and Development Plans for the Procurement Department
Mentor Graduates and or new members of the Department, as and when required
Ideally you would be/have:
- Qualified with a relevant Degree and/or to MCIPS
A strong commercial background within the Manufacturing or Automotive industry
Significant experienced in building and managing Procurement teams
Able to demonstrate a reasonable understanding of technical engineering relevant to designated commodity groups
Proficient negotiator with proven abilities in influencing people at all levels in the organisation
A knowledge of Global Free Trade Agreements would be a significant advantage
Self-motivated with an attention to detail, accurate and operates with the highest ethical standards.
Experienced in working collaboratively and cross-functionally and prepared to work hard to get the right result for Dyson
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills .
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills: to be able to assess problems thoroughly and drive logical conclusions
Willing to challenge convention – internally and externally
Integrity and confidence under pressure – always presenting the facts no matter what the circumstances
Fluent spoken and written English, a working knowledge of other languages would be an advantage
27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
Performance related bonus
Free on-site parking
Lift share scheme
Subsidised café and restaurants
Discount on Dyson machines