Engineering Buyer

5 days left

05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Joe Harley
Contract Type
Full Time
Engineering Buyer


Competitive salary

Days based role

Due to very positive changes on site and a huge period of growth my well respected client is seeking an Engineering Buyer to join their growing team. The buyer will support the Purchasing Manager in the procurement of manufactured parts for machine build and spares. This will include the identification of requirement from MRP, BOMs and drawings through to the receipt of conforming parts into stores.

In the role you will have full responsibility relating to all Engineering Spares and Stores stocks on site. You will be required to ensure that all the company purchases are redeemed at the best price, therefore negotiation skills are key.

- The buyer will develop and maintain strong relationships with the relevant supplier organisations, building an understanding of their operation and working with them to ensure the delivery of supplies that match contracts and business needs at optimum cost.

- They will Source manufactured components from the external supply chain demonstrating sound negotiating skills and financial awareness in the purchasing/manufacturing process, whilst managing and working within the agreed budgets.

- Ensuring incoming products meet Production schedule, agreed requirement in terms of cost, delivery and quality

-Planning, controlling and monitoring the purchasing and/or management of materials for key areas.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in purchasing / buying within an engineering / manufacturing environment. MRP and systems experience would also be beneficial. An excellent understanding of engineering drawings will also be required.

The company is a highly successful, independent Engineering manufacturer who are genuine market leaders in their sector. They can therefore offer genuine opportunities for career progression and growth.

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