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  • Location:

    West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Mechanical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lody

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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ROLE - Buyer

LOCATION - West Sussex

TERM - Permanent

SALARY- £30,000- £38,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

My client is a supplier of engineering equipment. They are looking to take on an Engineering/Materials Buyer, on a permanent basis, in West Sussex. 

The Engineering Buyer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Formal qualification Engineering (HNC/ HND/ Degree) or have the equivalent work experience with transferable skills
  • Good experience in purchasing both mechanical and electro-mechanical components 
  • Skilled in strategic and tactical buying
  • Experienced working in an MRP environment
  • Being able to read from Engineering drawings
  • Previous experience of delivering cost savings and also the lead time reduction
  • Experienced working with different manufacturing techniques within a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
The Engineering Buyer role will involve:
  • Taking responsibility for sourcing, purchasing and the delivery of materials and components
  • Ensuring quality, on time delivery and cost performance
  • Adding value to the business by driving the cost savings
  • Being responsible for supplier performance development and the procurement of materials against specifications
  • Managing key suppliers
  • Being involved in the selection of suppliers and then the ongoing approval and relationship management
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.