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REQ ID: 39080
JOB TITLE: Category Buyer - Capital Equipment
SALARY: £32,500 - £37,500
POSTING END DATE: 21/11/2019
LOCATION: Coventry


Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.





The Non Production Purchasing (NPP) Capital Equipment team procures all Jaguar Land Rovers’ manufacturing and testing facilities including Trim & Final Assembly, Paint, Body in White, Engines, Electric Propulsion and Product Validation.  Activity is global, procuring capital equipment across all facilities worldwide.


This role is integral to Jaguar Land Rover’s core businesses, being closely linked to the company’s direct manufacturing and test operations and vehicle cycle plan. The role will be responsible for global capital equipment category strategy development and deployment to deliver programme and company cost, quality and technology targets. You’ll be responsible for sourcing in line with category strategy through global sourcing process to deliver value for money and fit for purpose solutions. You’ll own supplier relationships management through regular supplier contract/performance management interactions and leading internal stakeholder alignment on strategy and sourcing.




You’ll be results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans and be able to demonstrate relevant commercial awareness, business acumen and negotiation skills. Excellent communication skills with the ability to converse at different levels of the organisation and with external suppliers/customers along with the ability to work independently and focus on attention to detail is key in delivering in this role.

You’ll need to be a team player with the ability to also work autonomously utilising strong stakeholder management and relationship management skills.





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 and performance related bonus scheme. 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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