4 months ago
Nissan has one of the most comprehensive European presences of any overseas manufacturer, employing more than 17,000 staff across locally-based Design, Research & Development, Manufacturing, Logistics, Purchasing and Sales & Marketing operations. Total production in the UK alone is now over 9 million vehicles including award-winning crossovers, commercial vehicles and the Nissan LEAF, the world’s most popular electric vehicle.
We are an aspiring organisation, and we are looking for equally bold and creative Tooling Buyer to join our dynamic Purchasing team. Nissan is positioned to become the most desirable Asian brand in Europe, and we need your help to get there.
We are seeking a Tooling Buyer to be based at Nissan Technical Centre Europe, Cranfield to uncover and deliver all opportunities to achieve optimum cost and tool quality, delivered in a timely manner to support the vehicle development.
Main Tasks & Responsibilities
Negotiation of automotive tool costs.
Identifying and delivering opportunities to reduce tool cost.
Liaising with local and international Design teams to ensure cost, development and quality targets are achieved.
Tool audits at European suppliers.
Recording and presenting performance v budgets.
Background and Experience
We’re looking for candidates with experience in the procurement or costing of automotive tooling, particularly metal pressing or injection moulding. We're also interested in hearing from tool makers or candidates with a strong engineering background with experience of working with tools.
All of us at Nissan - regardless of functional area or expertise - share a passion to design, manufacture and sell high-performance, fun to drive vehicles. Nissan is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all. Applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law.
Cranfield Bedfordshire United Kingdom