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Job listing closed on 15 Nov 2023
10 Oct 2023

Purchasing Buyer (FTC)

🇬🇧 Banbury, UK
3+ years exp.

MoneyGram Haas F1 Team is unique – on and off the track. We don’t follow the status quo and we’ve made a name for ourselves as the team who does things differently. You might’ve seen us on Netflix, heard of our passionate Team Principal Guenther Steiner, or know that we’re the only American-owned team on the Formula 1 grid, but we’re also more than that.

We have three HQs – Kannapolis in the US, Banbury in the UK and Maranello in Italy – each staffed by passionate, loyal and hardworking advocates. At Haas, you’ll be involved in many different areas of the team, an assortment of projects and plenty of hands-on experience while collaborating with some of the best minds in the world.

Yes, you’ll learn from us, but we expect to learn from you too!

General Summary:

This position reports to the Director of Purchasing, is located in Banbury, UK. The Purchasing Buyer role is a fixed term contract and is responsible for the timely delivery of quality goods and services within budget. Proactively ensures best practices are adopted and followed.

General Responsibilities:

  • Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop trustworthy relationships between all personnel and departments.
  • Responsible for the procurement of goods and services to support the operation of the wider team, ensuring delivery, cost, and quality targets and milestones are achieved.
  • Operate within budgets and achieve agreed procurement cost saving targets.
  • Follow all safety regulations in all venues.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Purchasing or their designee.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow purchasing guidelines, policies and procedures, continually challenging cost, quality and lead time.
  • Procure to Pay responsibilities for a range of good and services in support of the operation of the team.
  • Processing requisitions and updating the wider team on the status of orders.
  • Ability to offer multiple supply options and select the optimum solution per situation.
  • On-board new vendors as required, ensuring the appropriate process is followed, utilizing standard terms and conditions.
  • Experience to foresee potential quality and delivery risks, with the knowledge to implement corrective actions.
  • Building relationships with suppliers and negotiating with them for the best price, quantities and delivery timescales.
  • Maintaining accurate order-books, ensuring information is kept topical.
  • Arranging transport of goods and tracking orders to ensure timely delivery.
  • Responsible for invoice queries and liaising with the finance department to ensure resolution.
  • Confidence to feedback any changes which could reduce the cost and/or improve the quality of supply without negatively effecting the function of the good or service.
  • Follows and enforces safety program in all venues.
  • Assumes any responsibilities delegated by the Purchasing Director or their designee.

Education and Work Experience:

  • A minimum of three or more years of Purchasing or Supply Chain experience.
  • Experience in the motorsports industry would be advantageous, but not essential.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Work to a consistently high standard in time sensitive situations.
  • Quick decision-making skills whilst working through problems in a scientific and analytical way.
  • Work well within a team environment with personnel at all levels.
  • Be able to operate with an uncompromising attitude to accuracy of delivery information, and high quality of delivered output.
  • Be able to approach obstacles with a constructive and ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Able to manage a category or categories whilst being able to deliver tactical solutions.
  • A sympathetic approach to your work colleagues and an ability to integrate within a group environment.

Equipment and Applications: (Specific equipment/applications used on the job)

  • Proficient with industry standard ERP Systems.
  • Proficient in software applications such as Power BI, Dassault 3D Experience, Microsoft Office, Teams, SharePoint, and CAD packages.

Work Environment Physical Demands:

An ability to work and prioritize within a high pressure, time sensitive environment while retaining a methodical approach is essential. The role may require some occasional domestic and international travel and a willingness to work long and flexible hours including weekends.

This position may require lifting to 50 pounds, repeated bending, squatting and manual dexterity. Fast- paced work environment requiring heavy mental demands. Work environment includes machinery, race cars, 7-post and other rigs, grinding debris, and hazardous fluids. All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.

This job description may not detail some less major duties, nor cover duties of a similar nature, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.

At MoneyGram Haas F1 Team, we consider our employees our greatest asset. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive and grow. We value diversity and encourage our employees to bring their unique perspectives and experiences to the conversation. Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion are fundamental to who we are as a company and a collective of colleagues. Our commitment to these ethics is steadfast and this promise travels with us wherever we are in the world.

We look after our team with multiple rewards packages, competitive bonuses and year-round health and wellbeing programs, providing you with the tools to motivate and perform at your best.

If you’re passionate about competition, technology and teamwork, then working at MoneyGram Haas F1 Team could be the perfect fit for you. Motorsport is a dynamic and exciting industry that offers a wide range of opportunities for those who are willing to put in the hard work and dedication required to succeed. Working at MoneyGram Haas F1 Team is a highly rewarding experience, as you become a crucial member of a team that is constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible and striving for excellence in everything we do.

Join our team and make your passion your profession.


Due to the nature of the organisation, all employees of MoneyGram Haas F1 Team are required to be security cleared to National Security Vetting standards. If successful in your application, we would support you with the NSV process. As a guideline only, you would normally need to have been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years. Further confirmation can be found on the Civil Aviation Authority National Security Vetting (NSV) website https://www.caa.co.uk/Commercial-industry/Security/Vetting/National-security-vetting/

If you have not been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years, please be prepared to request an Overseas Criminal Records Check for these countries as you will be asked to provide this for referencing and security checks if you are successful.