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No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

It takes a community to do what we do. A diverse group of people with many areas of expertise, united by their passion to deliver visionary products and set new benchmarks.

McLaren Automotive commits to equal opportunity for all. Diversity, Equality and Inclusion is at the heart of our impact, it drives our innovation and enables us to truly create something special. Join us on our journey.

Purpose of Role

The McLaren Automotive Purchasing Department is an exciting yet demanding, fast paced and commercially driven environment.

The successful candidate will be working as part of a high performing and agile team, with direct report into the Purchasing Manager, and a Senior buyer. Cross functional engagement with our Engineering, Quality, Production, Cost Reduction and Legal Teams is vital for successful delivery and performance.

Please note this is a 9 month fixed term contract.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Support cost reduction activity as per senior buyer commodity deck
  • Support sourcing activity as required
  • Support tracking of budgets and targets
  • New supplier identification and loading to appropriate systems in McLaren
  • Support with strategy and nomination desks, and support with cross functional sign off.
  • Reference and awareness of technology and quality roadmaps within scope.
  • Work cross-functionally with all departments

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree preferred but not essential.
  • Previous manufacturing / automotive experience preferred but not essential.
  • It literate in MS Office applications.

Personal Attributes

  • A strong, clear and confident communicator.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and demands.
  • Keen attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated to work autonomously.
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