Graduate Buyer

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 27 August 2022

About The Role

Xtrac are seeking a Graduate Buyer to support the significant growth of our business and to strengthen our Procurement team.

Our UK location offers exposure to all elements of the supply chain from raw material to assembly, the role presents an excellent learning opportunity for candidates with a keen interest in business management and supply chain.

Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for the procurement of a range of direct/indirect goods and services which are used in our innovative transmission systems. These are supplied to the world’s top racing teams including Formula 1 as well as the next generation of high-performance Hybrid and EV Hypercars.

The ideal candidate will be a dedicated and self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal and organisational skills, who can prioritise effectively in a fast-moving environment. You will be a confident communicator and negotiator with the ability to build strong relationships with suppliers and colleagues.

Whilst the role will have a tactical focus, we are seeking a critically thinking, data driven Individual who has a willingness to deliver projects that continually improve efficiencies and reduce costs.

Throughout the program you will have access to on-the-job training ensuring your competency in relevant areas is developed.

About You

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Achieved or expect to attain a minimum of a 2:1 in a relevant degree
  • Well-developed interpersonal and organisation skills
  • Strong analytical skills and a data driven thinker
  • Commercially aware
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Genuine passion for operations and supply chain
  • Accreditation in further education courses such as CIPS would be advantageous

About Xtrac

Here at Xtrac, we are the world’s leading manufacturer of Motorsport and High Performance Automotive Transmission Solutions. Our products are used internationally across the worlds most prestigious motorsport events so naturally, we have a passion for winning and continuously improving, whether that be our products, our people, or our business. Our short and long term vision is to transform into a world class high performance automotive supplier whilst retaining our position as a world leader in motorsport, so now is the time join our journey, make an impact and contribute to the success of our future.

What makes us who we are is our people, we share behaviours and values to ensure Xtrac remain world class. Our culture that delivers…
 – own it and learn from it
Responsibility – we do what we say we will
Respectful – to everyone
Listen – to really hear someone and appreciate other views
Feedback – to give constructive feedback but to ask for it as well

Company benefits include

Competitive Salary
Pension Contribution
Life Assurance
Private Health Care
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
On-site Parking

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