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£25000 - £30000 per annum
June 9, 2020

About the role

Our client, a long established and well respected engineering business, seek to appoint a Technical Buyer to manage and control the purchase of goods, materials and services for individual projects, co-ordinating with the Project Managers, Material Controllers and Manufacturing teams. As Technical Buyer you understand engineering and have previous experience working for an SME manufacturing / R&D focused business.

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

* Purchase goods, materials, components or services in accordance with specified technical, quality and delivery requirements for key NPI projects
* Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
* Prepare purchase orders in line with final negotiations with selected suppliers
* Interface with other departments and Suppliers for all matters related to the procurement of Project materials, equipment and sub-contract services
* Provide procurement support for new designs, and when necessary, participate in bid reviews and evaluations

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

* A recognised qualification in manufacturing or engineering preferred
* Well established experience in buying / procurement in engineering for an SME manufacturing business
* Possess strong knowledge on procuring technical equipment / materials (NPI, supplier management)
* Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities, negotiate effectively and to coach other members of the team where appropriate

Technical Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Engineering, Supply Chain

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