Technical Buyer - Contract

As a Technical Buyer at Mercedes AMG HPP, your role will be to source high complex technical components within extremely aggressive deadlines and budgets. You will create clear parts status reports and tactical introduction plans to meet demand for both F1 and Automotive programmes. You will take accountability for external supply chain performance to meet the agreed costs, quality and delivery targets.

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Job no: 492285
Work type: Contract
Location: Brixworth
Department: Purchasing & Logistics

If you're successful in this role, you'll…

  • Eliminate parts shortages, confirming future delivery dates to Build and Programme Management
  • Improve Purchasing performance KPI's
  • Identify, implement and improve savings / cost reduction / productivity objectives
  • Manage risk
  • Create Purchase Orders
  • Maintain and improve high performance relationship with suppliers
  • Create clear parts status reports and tactical introduction plans to meet demand for both F1 and Automotive programmes. 

Therefore we need you to…

Be skilled at…

  • Using your strong commercial instinct and knowledge of where best to invest procurement resource
  • Developing robust procurement processes and aligning them to strategy
  • Supply chain management and development
  • Stakeholder engagement to effectively manage both external supplier and internal customer relationships
  • Negotiation, dispute resolution and conflict management

Have experience of…

  • Purchasing engineered products and services in a fast paced environment i.e. motor sport, automotive or retail/FMCG
  • Working with SAP
  • Contract Law - desirable

Demonstrate knowledge of...

  • MCIPS qualified would be desirable, although not essential

Hold these qualifications…

  • UK Driving License or otherwise the ability to legally drive within the UK
  • Minimum of a 2:1 class at degree level in Engineering/ Economics/ Business Studies or equivalent Vocational Qualifications


  • Tenacious
  • Committed
  • Communicative
  • Structured
  • Commercially aware

In return you’ll get the chance to be part of a team with some of the best in the world, at a state of the art facility, with a very real chance to make history.

We look forward to meeting you!

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