Buyers - Automotive


Automotive, Procurement
Hullavington - United Kingdom


Dyson offers unique opportunities for Buyers to work in the expanding Procurement Team on our Electric Vehicle programme based in out new location.


  • Own & manage a complex range of commodities
  • Develop and deliver category strategies for a diverse range of commodities
  • Fulfil departmental objectives, to include (but not limited to) cost targets, supplier performance and delivery

  • Identify and source supply partners, in line with a departmental sourcing process

  • Manage ongoing supplier partnerships, both tactical and strategic

  • An adept cross functional team worker, with a proven track record of successful stakeholder management

  • Experience of managing a sourcing process from market research through to supplier nomination, contract award and contract management


  • Previous experience in a procurement function within a manufacturing environment, Automotive would be an advantage
  • Confident, articulate and experienced in working at pace in a highly dynamic and fast moving business environment
  • Tenacity and drive to achieve results
  • Ability to build and develop strategic supply relationships across a highly diverse range of commodities and supply markets
  • Advanced negotiation and clear communication skills evidenced
  • Previous of SAP and Share Point would be a clear advantage


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 15 January 2019