Buyer (12m Fixed Term Contract)

Location: Woking, GB

In a world where every part counts, it will be your job to ensure we have the right components for our products. Using your  purchasing experience, you will be given the opportunity to work closely with engineering teams to ensure the correct components are sourced, at the best prices from the best suppliers. 


What will you be responsible for? 

  • The procurement of all raw components and electro-mechanical products.
  • Analysing our MRP data prior to placing of purchase orders for raw components.
  • Negotiating all terms and conditions in line with our business practices to achieve best price and quality.
  • Ensuring that purchase orders are placed to match the build requirements of our production schedule.
  • Maintenance of part numbers, Bills of Materials and associated information (prices, lead times etc) within our Sage MRP system.
  • Providing engineers with details of alternative components should lead time of components not fulfil production requirements or parts become obsolete.

Where we would like you to have experience

  • Previous procurement experience is required
  • Understanding of raw material market (Sheetmetal, Machine) to ensure correct sourcing
  • Proven track record of negotiating prices, deliveries and contracts
  • Previous experience of managing supplier of mainly component level parts but also experience with service providers
  • Understanding of an MRP run procurement system

McLaren Applied Technologies 
McLaren Applied works at the intersection of technology, data and human ingenuity to deliver quantifiable performance advantage to four key sectors undergoing large-scale disruptive change; Motorsport, Automotive, Public Transport and Human Performance.