Become part of a growing multinational business with a fantastic reputation
Continue to develop your career and play a vital part in the Purchasing function
With a turnover in excess of €700M and over 20,000 employees in Europe, SEWS-E are a part of Sumitomo Electric group and the Sumitomo family of companies. This 400 year old brand is synonymous with quality and reliability. In today's automotive industry, SEWS-E products set the standard for excellence, while meeting and exceeding our customers' expectation of quality, delivery and cost.
Sumitomo are a multinational Global Organisation that are a highly respected brand within the automotive industry. They successfully rely on their reputation forgoing the need for a marketing function within the company. Impressive year on year growth coupled with their investment in people positions Sumitomo to be an employer of choice. A prime example being their current Purchasing Manager who joined Sumitomo 6 years ago looking for the next step in his career. He joined as a buyer initially, then both through business growth and personal success he progressed through to a Senior Buyer, and now to Purchasing Manager. This is a typical example of how Sumitomo look after their employees and recognise success whilst constantly wanting to develop people.
Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems Europe Ltd. design, manufacture, and supplies fuse boxes and electronics, wiring harnesses, and connectors for the global automotive markets. The company has a long heritage growing from the UK with additional offices in Belgium, Spain, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, Turkey, Morocco, the Russian Federation, France, Egypt, and Germany. It has production facilities in Romania, Morocco, and Egypt.
They are looking for a Senior Buyer based in their headquarters in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
The Senior Buyer role is a key part to the Purchasing function ensuring that the team's performance is optimised and expectations are met.
The key responsibilities for this Automotive Senior Buyer role will be;
The successful candidate will need to possess people management skills, drive process improvement and come from an automotive background. The candidate will be degree qualified and have demonstrated progression within their career with the want and desire to further their Purchasing capabilities. They will also need to be able to fit the culture of a business that is fast paced and invest in the employees that drive Sumitomo to be the successful business it is today.
The Successful candidate for this Senior Buyer role based in Newcastle-under-Lyme will be able to demonstrate the following;
Competitive basic plus a Package consisting of: Pension-12% employer contribution on the basis of 3% employee contribution, annual bonus, 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, flexible benefits, death in service benefit and a medical cash plan.