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Buyer/Senior Buyer

Norton Motorcycles, one of the worlds must iconic Motorcycle brands is expanding its production capabilities, at its Manufacturing Facility in Castle Donington. Our Business is expected to grow significantly over the next 10 years as demand for our existing Quality Motorcycle range increases and our new V4 Superbike is introduced into the market.

We are now looking to recruit a Buyer to be based at our headquarters at Donington Hall. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic environment for one of the most passionate and exciting names in the Motorcycling industry.

Working with the existing team of buyers you will form part of driving the purchasing function of this UK based global brand to ensure a robust and committed supply chain. We believe that management and development of external suppliers is paramount.

The successful person would need to be an experienced Buyer with a track record of delivery within manufacturing/engineering/automotive industries. You must be able to demonstrate a track record of cost reduction through both direct negotiation and working strategically with suppliers to find mutually beneficial cost-downs. You will be an enthusiastic and capable individual whose internal relationships will be as important as those with your suppliers.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring there are always sufficient components in stock to satisfy the demands of production
  • Optimising stock levels
  • Developing the practice of expediting purchase orders to ensure delivery promises are achieved
  • Coordinating with all other departments for smooth functioning and prioritising of purchasing departmental activity
  • Participating in the development of purchasing specifications for material, components or products
  • Monitoring the financial relationship with key suppliers
  • Ensuring compliance with the company’s quality and environmental standards.

 

Previous experience within a manufacturing or engineering environment is preferred and you will need to demonstrate the ability to manage the operational raw material requirements of a manufacturing business.

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Salary package is dependent upon previous experience.

 

Please forward your CV and a covering letter in the first instance to hrmanager@nortonmotorcycles.com

 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days, unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

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