Composites 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 Composites Technical Buyer to join the Andretti Cadillac Team at the new Silverstone Facility. In this role you will be responsible for procuring composite car components from external suppliers along with related parts such as rohacell and tooling. 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:

  • To purchase high quality composite components and tooling to tight time scales and at competitive prices.
  • To coordinate tooling, raw material and child parts to suppliers in time as required
  • To purchase composite raw materials.
  • To develop and manage the external composite supply chain ensuring selected suppliers can meet all required standards and optimising delivery performance.
  • To report any delivery exceptions to stake holders in a timely manner to manage expectations.
  • Pro-active communication with all relevant stake holders to achieve the most effective procurement.
  • Develop a thorough working knowledge of the company’s ERP system and contribute to its ongoing development.


  • Excellent working knowledge of composite component manufacture.
  • Excellent working knowledge of pattern and mould manufacture.
  • Working knowledge of composite raw materials.
  • Thorough understanding of engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Proven strong negotiation skills.
  • Previous ERP experience.
  • Able to perform duties in a timely manner with minimal errors.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders.
  • Clear and concise communication.
  • Previous experience of MS applications including Outlook, Excel, and Teams.
  • Flexible attitude with the ability to work within a team in a high pressure rapidly changing environment.
  • 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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