Technical Buyer


Location: Silverstone, UK

Reporting to: Head of Delivery & Parts Management

Department: Andretti Cadillac at Andretti Global

Led by racing legend Michael Andretti, the team fields multiple entries in INDYCAR, INDY NXT, IMSA and Formula E. The global racing enterprise boasts over 250 race wins, four INDYCAR Series championships, five INDY NXT titles, one Indy Pro 2000 and one USF2000 championship, and has captured victory five times at the famed Indianapolis 500-Mile Race. The team is now looking to expand into the pinnacle of motorsport through our Andretti Cadillac Team. 

Job description:
We have an opportunity for a Aero Technical Buyer to join the Andretti Cadillac Team at the new Silverstone Facility. In this role you will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing components, parts, and materials for the manufacturing of Aero Production products. You will work closely with suppliers, design teams, technicians and engineers to ensure the quality and timely delivery of purchased goods. At Andretti Racing, we aspire to be the absolute best in every aspect of our team. At Andretti Global, we aspire to be the absolute best in every aspect of our team. Team members are encouraged to challenge established thinking and share their ideas to create an environment where everyone can contribute to our shared success.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Identify and assess prospective suppliers and maintain positive relationships with current suppliers.
  • Procure parts and materials for all Aero Production departments.
  • Analyze market trends and prices to ensure the competitiveness of purchased goods.
  • Work with design teams and engineers to determine material specifications and requirements.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of purchased goods within budgeted costs.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to ensure on time delivery.
  • Communicate with internal stakeholders regarding any issues related to supplier quality, delivery, or pricing.


  • Proven experience in a technical buying role within a similar automotive industry.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interpret technical specifications and drawings.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ERP systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience working with international suppliers and global sourcing is beneficial.
  • Able to perform duties in a timely manner with minimal errors.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders/directors.
  • Clear and concise communication.
  • Positively contribute to an open and inclusive culture.

Please be aware that we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis and this job posting will close once a suitable candidate is identified. We encourage all interested individuals to submit their application as soon as possible.  As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

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