Procurement Buyer in Solus Accident Repair Centres at Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Website Solus Accident Repair Centres

This listing is about Solus Accident Repair Centres in Warrington, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Are you an experienced, knowledgeable buyer who can put their commercial awareness, negotiation, and confidence to make decisions to valuable use as part of the Solus Aviva family?

The Role

Our Procurement Buyer will support our Commercial Manager liaising with key stakeholders determining product and service needs, monitoring business trends while negotiating the best possible, quality, price, and delivery times.

This new role is critical to contribute to Solus strategic approach securing long term supplier relationships, risk mitigation and maintenance of day to day procurement requirements; Helping us to build the bodyshop of the future and sustain our long-term growth and sustainability.

Key Responsibilities

  • End-to-end supply chain process
  • Optimise ordering and reordering from suppliers
  • Mitigate risks by managing supplier relationships
  • Maintain records of all suppliers
  • Supporting the Commercial Manager forecasting and aligning findings with supply chain management
  • Research requirements, opportunities, trends, and developments in the sector
  • Collaborate to improve supplier relationships and supplier performance
  • Review and manage supplier Non-Compliance
  • Consider environmental impact of the supply chain and sustainability targets

Desirable Qualifications And Experience

  • Commercial education with business accreditations in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Economics, Applied Science, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years in a buying function or supply chain desirable
  • Highly analytical problem solver with an aptitude for figures.
  • Ability to react quickly to an ever-changing industry sector.
  • Self-motivated and driven to develop within the role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator

Who are Solus and what can they do for you?

Solus is one of the largest body repair groups in the country, with an annual supplier spend of £30+ million, employing over 700 expert people across 22 UK locations and have repaired over 500,000 vehicles in the last 15 years.

  • Our benefits and rewards packages are industry leading
  • Supports the living wage with a focus on wellbeing of our people
  • Extensive discounts on Aviva products and services
  • Savings and benefits schemes
  • Well known for quality, holding several main manufacturer approvals
  • Winning no less than five industry awards in 2019 alone.
  • State of the art technology which challenges traditional methods
  • Links with Thatcham to get the best products and training here in the UK

We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our specialists. This is an excellent time to join a rapidly growing business and help us to shape the future.

What next?

Please apply online and our recruitment team will be in contact within 7 days

Company: Solus Accident Repair Centres

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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