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£30000 - £35000 per annum
June 4, 2021

About the role

Our client, a well-established and respected engineering business, seeks to appoint a Buyer to manage and control the purchase of goods, materials and services for projects. As Buyer you should understand engineering drawings, have previous experience working for a manufacturing / R&D focused business and have a relevant CIPS qualification.

Buyer – Role and Responsibilities – Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain / Manufacturing / Engineering / Buying

* Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings
* Purchase goods, materials, components or services in accordance with specified technical, quality and delivery requirements
* Provide procurement support for new designs, and when necessary, participate in bid reviews and evaluations
* Ensure full life-cycle strategy and support, considering project service life and any obsolescence risks
* Manage supplier leads times to meet project milestones
* Support new customer proposals as required with cost and lead-time estimates

Buyer – Skills and Abilities – Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain / Manufacturing / Engineering / Buying

* Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)
* Experience working for a manufacture /R&D focused business
* Well established experience in buying / procurement in engineering
* Possess strong knowledge on procuring technical equipment / materials
* Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities, negotiate effectively and to coach other members of the team where appropriate
* Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) preferred but not essential

Buyer, Technical Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Engineering, Supply Chain

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