Jade Sutton

Jade Sutton

Buyer

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About Me

I am currently on the Ford Motor Company Graduate Scheme in the Purchasing stream.
I am very people-focused and I am confident in communicating with people in a variety of situations. In my current role I deal with suppliers all over the globe often in stressful situations yet still maintain a personable demeanor and get the job done efficiently.


JOB TITLE: Buyer

FUNCTION: Procurement

INDUSTRY: Automotive

CATEGORY: Capital Goods

CURRENT LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY: Intermediate

PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: Other



Work experience

Buyer

Ford Motor Company

March 2014 - Present | Essex, United Kingdom

My responsibilities include:

Purchasing tooling, capital machinery and packaging to deal with emergency capacity constraints from suppliers.
Liaising with suppliers to help them find solutions to reach Ford's requested capacity.
Coordinating the global supply chain in times of disaster and emergency e.g. plant failures, industrial accidents etc.
Ensuring alignment between various Ford departments relating to timing, quality, cost, sales and manufacturing.

Account Manager

Wavenet

September 2013 - March 2014 ( 6 months ) | Birmingham, United Kingdom

I met with clients in order to create a telecommunications business plan based on the company's needs and then negotiated the price for my services and the communications product.
I then acted as the client's Account Manager from that point acting as their first point of contact for any further developments or potential issues.

Education

University of Birmingham

LLB of Law

2010 - 2013