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Duties / Responsibilities (Including Objectives of the role):

Lotus is facing a massive period of growth under new ownership with Geely Holding Group.  We therefore require a purchasing team for new and exciting projects in the works! The successful candidate will be responsible for sourcing luxury new products, liaising with new suppliers and building a worldwide network along with the team. 

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Ensure components are sourced efficiently and effectively 
  • Build/maintain supplier relationships
  • Build a cost saving workload, lead Cost Reduction exercises 
  • To source and procure components/services within the Interior and Electrical Group
  • To assist in the day to day running of the Purchasing Department 
  • To liaise with internal stake holders to ensure successful project completion 
  • To assess existing and new suppliers in line with the department strategy, unit costs and complexity 
  • To asses prospective new suppliers, reduce costs and establish better standards of quality, service, service provision and operational flexibility 
Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria)
  • Certificate of Higher Education in Engineering/Business Studies or equivalent
  • Higher National Diploma and/or CIPS desirable
  • Experience within an automotive environment is essential 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs 
  • Basic understanding of engineering/manufacturing drawings
  • Bilingual speakers would be desirable 
If you are looking for a new exciting career with heaps of opportunities, please submit your CV today!