Non-Production Buyer - Logistics

LOCATION: Priemyselný park Nitra - Sever, Dolné Hony, Nitra region
CLOSING DATE: 30/11/-0001

We have an exciting opportunity to work for Jaguar Land Rover in Nitra. We are hiring for the position of Non-Production Buyer - Logistics.

The Purpose of the Job:
Reporting directly to the Non-Production Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for the end to end Contract Management of the Construction or IT or Logistics contract within the JLR Slovakia Manufacturing Facility. Additional responsibility will include procurement of services which lie outside of the core contract. The successful applicant will work with internal JLR Stakeholders and supplier representatives to relevant. There will be a mixture of tactical and strategic purchasing activities. Candidate must be open to a short term placement (1-6 months) in the UK as part of there on boarding into the role.

Job Description

Buyers have the responsibility for managing the day to day procurement needs of their given commodity. To ensure: :
• Maximising value delivered from Logistics services contract
• Contract manage complex and high profile supplier contracts to deliver high performance and continuous improvement
• Manage numerous Stakeholders and determine best fit procurement route per project
• Act as key contributor to the Inbound logistics Strategic Category Plans (SCP’s) and work cross-functionally to implement resulting action plans
• Develop the optimal supply base consistent with the SCP content
• Manage supplier relationships and supplier performance
• Deliver annual value added savings
• Engage closely with key stakeholders to maximise Purchasing influence and ensure alignment with Purchasing processes and policy
• Actively engage in the Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) process and lead reviews as appropriate
• Establish a forward plan procurement strategy for all commodities required in-market which are outside of UK centre of excellence existing contracts. This will include development and maintenance of an Early Sourcing Work Plan. (ESWP)
• Work closely with NPP UK in the delivery of all new models and future expansion plans for the facility, representing the centre of excellence where applicable.


• Construction or IT or Logistics Purchasing experience with commercial exposure
• Professionally qualified with a proven track record in a purchasing or other commercial negotiating environment
• Excellent stakeholder management and relationship management skills and experience.
• An excellent negotiator with a proven track record of successful commercial negotiations
• Able to manage and execute complex projects on time and in budget
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels of the organisation and with external suppliers/customers
• Ability to be highly organised and continually focus on attention to detail
• A commercial understanding of terms and conditions and ability to negotiate them (with the support of OGC)
• Ability to be highly organised and continually focus on attention to detail.


*Work for a successful and well-known international car producer
*Experience opportunities for career growth and personal development
*Have the opportunity to stay abroad and learn the processes from current production sites
*13th salary
*Bonus 0-15% of the base salary
*Transport Allowance
*Pension contribution
*Life Assurance, accident and partial disability insurance and critical illness assurance
*Food vouchers
*Social fund benefits
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ID: 3028320   Dátum zverejnenia: 11.9.2017