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Purchasing Placement (Sunderland)

Job Ref: 55146

  • Salary: from £16, 634 pa
  • Location: Nissan Sunderland
  • Position: Placement
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Date Listed:
  • Closing: 31st December 2017

Many people think that purchasing is about playing off one supplier against another to achieve the lowest price possible. At Nissan we do things differently. We are concerned about quality first and foremost, which is why we source suppliers who have the capability to achieve the performance standards we require, then work with them to continually reduce costs without compromising standards.

Key Skills Required for the Purchasing Placement
  • Currently studying for any degree
  • Are able to partake in a 12 month placement as part of their course
  • Strong analytical skills and a data-driven thinker
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • Creative and forward thinking
  • Strong Planning Skills
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced organisation
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office applications
Main Responsibilities
  • Inbound Logistics
  • Outbound Logistics
  • Material Purchase
  • Capital Expenditure
  • Service Contracts
  • Maintenance and General Supplies