Motorsport / Prototype Buyer

Here at Integral Powertrain we are developing technologies which have the potential to change the future of the way vehicles are powered.

Working with prestigious manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers, our engineers create innovative, complex powertrain engineering solutions used for a wide range of applications.

We are looking for a Motorsport / Prototype Buyer to be part of our evolving team, to purchase the components which are used to create our outstanding technologies.

Key responsibilities:

  • The Motorsport / Prototype Buyer will be involved in sourcing a wide range of electronic components, sub contract parts and assemblies and printed circuit boards, both in batches and one off components.
  • Creating a strategy for hard to find parts and components and those with long lead times in order to ensure they are available for production.
  • Purchasing for specific projects and responding to Engineering Change requirements, ordering the required components in line with Engineering Releases and required timescales.
  • Identify suitable suppliers and monitoring their performance and competitiveness.
  • Effectively negotiate the price of technical products ensuring the best acquisition cost.
  • Support the expediting of purchased components where necessary to meet tight deadlines, resolving or escalating any issues as required.

Required skills/experience:

  • Experience of purchasing in a motorsport or prototyping manufacturing environment
  • Experience in purchasing electronic components and assemblies
  • Have a strong understanding of technical drawings and bills of materials and possess a knowledge of precision manufacturing processes
  • Confident in negotiating price / lead time balance in order to maximise value
  • Previous experience of SAGE or similar operating systems.
  • Ideally a CIPS Membership or significant study towards it.

Applying For This Position

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Job Type: Full-Time

Employment Type: Permanent

Location: Milton-Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Start Date: Immediate

Salary/Rate: Competitive

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