Senior Programme Coordinator
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Work type: Full Time - Fixed Term Contract
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Procurement and Supply Chain
Aston Martin is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real.
Be the focal point to provide the co-ordination, metrics and control for all aspects of Purchasing in support of new vehicle programmes for an assigned model line(s), ensuring compliance with Purchasing strategy and Programme milestones.
Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
Coordinate purchasing program activities and provide cross functional interface for major vehicle programmes
Manage and facilitate Programme Sourcing Reviews driving and ensuring on-time sourcing to support programme timing
Develop, drive and implement Purchasing processes to support programme milestones
Ensure Purchasing activities for all stages of the Programme are completed in line with Programme requirement dates
Develop, distribute and ensure supervision of Programme metrics to deliver purchasing deliverables as required.
Support the development, implementation and monitoring of Purchasing processes to support Programme milestones
Coordinate and drive resolution with the Purchasing team on relevant vehicle line issues.
In conjunction with Purchasing team and the Supplier base, provide support to finance with respect to cost target setting process and on gonging adherence to an affordable business structure
Provide analysis and reporting of programme material and investment cost status, identifying risks and opportunities
Review Purchasing reporting metrics to achieve systemised and consistent outputs across all programmes
Support in developing commodity strategies including Low Cost Sourcing and Commodity Run Out plans.
Qualification & Experience:
Previous purchasing experience in an automotive setting.
Understanding of the strategic role of the purchasing function and ability to work at this level.
Demonstrable ability to prioritise tasks and have effective time management and analytical skills.
Educated to Degree level
Advertised: GMT Daylight Time 20 Jul 2021
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