Operating a flourishing global motorsport business with state-of-the-art facilities at home and winning performances around the globe, M-Sport UK provide the engineering expertise behind an award-winning range of competition cars and has become an industry leader with success across some of the industry’s most acclaimed motorsport series.
The drive to deliver championship-winning performances is what excites and strengthens our team; and our dedicated operations team are at the core of everything we do – working closely to support all areas of the business and deliver results on the world stage.
We love what we do, and passion drives our success.
We’re looking to appoint a Technical Buyer to support our busy Parts department. Responsible for the purchase of manufactured parts essential to our motorsport programmes, the Technical Buyer will work closely with our Design and Engineering teams to deliver the very best in terms of performance and sustainability.
The role responsibilities include:
Ordering manufactured parts.
Progressing and chasing outstanding orders.
Maintaining the computerised recording of stock movements in and out of the department.
Producing and circulating weekly status reports for outstanding orders.
Producing and updating schedules and plans for major components, assemblies, and projects.
Compiling and updating information regarding order value by supplier.
Working closely with department heads to deliver bespoke parts.
Ensuring sustainability by identifying new suppliers.
Accompanying senior management on occasional supplier visits.
WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR
We’re looking for a self-motivated team player with a positive and enthusiastic attitude.
You should be a well-organised individual with an eye for detail as well as an understanding of technical parts and knowledge of commercial invoices.
You should be capable of prioritising busy workloads to meet strict deadlines in a time-sensitive environment, and be a creative thinker with a talent for resolving issues – always keen to seek a positive outcome and involve the right parties with your strong collaboration skills.
This complements strong communication, excellent telephone etiquette, strong negotiation skills and an ability to build strong internal and external relationships which instil a sense of trust and security amongst colleagues and customers alike.
You should have strong computer skills and be familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite as well as an understanding of computerised stock control systems.
Experience in a similar race or rally setting would be an advantage, and you should be committed to delivering a consistently high level of customer service and performance.
WHAT WE OFFER
Idyllically situated on the edge of the English Lake District National Park, M-Sport UK is unique in offering the fast-paced, high-octane, adrenaline-fuelled action expected from a career in International Motorsport mere minutes from the tranquillity of the Lakeland fells and all they have to offer in terms of recreation and wellbeing.
We also offer a range of employee benefits including: life assurance, a flexible working day, company contributed pension scheme, discounted gym membership, discount reward scheme, cycle to work scheme and company healthcare plan as well as a dedicated Work Culture Team with regular meetings, competitions and activities.