Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning Grand Prix’s for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.
We are currently seeking a Procurement Officer-Coordinator who will represent our procurement team with the provision of robust and dependable procurement and partnering expertise to the business.
To establish a strong working relationship with Production Managers and to ensure their outsourced Specialist Process requirements and expediting needs are fully understood and supported by the Procurement Team.
To supervise and coordinate the Procurement administrative team in the expediting and delivery of critical parts and raw materials into and through the business.
Report any late deliveries to the relevant Procurement Staff and Internal Customers daily and coordinate the resultant corrective measures.
To take ownership, rationalise and develop the Specialist Process Supplier base to those that provide best value to the business.
Place orders with nominated / approved Specialist Process Suppliers.
You will ensure that all aspects of transactional procurement of goods and services are met in terms of optimised cost, delivered to the end user on time and to the required quality standard.
Help support the wider Procurement Team with the processing of quality issues (non-conforming parts / faults).
This is a technical procurement role with a focus on the outsourcing of the businesses Specialist Process requirements, so an understanding of technical drawings and manufacturing processes is a requirement.
The position will report into the Procurement Manager.
Education and experience:
You will have at least 3 years proven previous procurement experience working within a fast-changing engineering or manufacturing environment.
F1, Automotive, Motorsports or Aerospace procurement experience is desirable.
Technical Procurement experience.
Ability to establish strong relationships internally and externally at all levels of business.
Good problem solving and team working skills with ability to work under own initiative.
Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills are essential.
What can Williams offer?
The Williams Group is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. Aside from the benefits which can be found at the bottom of this job description, we can also offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym which is free to use for all staff and contractors and we also have a subsidised restaurant on site.
The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who value diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you.
Application closing date:
All applications must be received by 26th October 2020
Strictly no agencies.
Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website williamsf1.com/careers.
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