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Engineering Buyer

Role- Engineering Buyer 

Salary- £30,000- £35,000 per annum dependent on experience (please advise what you would be looking for)

Type- Permanent

Location- Near Slough

My client design and manufacture electro-mechanical equipment for the medical sector. They are looking to take on an Engineering Buyer, on a permanent basis, near the Slough area.

The Engineering Buyer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Formal qualification in Engineering (HNC/ HND/ Degree) or have the equivalent work experience with transferable skills
  • Previous experience of contract and cost negotiation and reduction
  • Be confident in developing professional relationships
  • Being able to read from electro / mechanical engineering drawings
  • Any experience within Project Management is desirable
  • CIPS qualification is an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Be able to work well alone as well as part of a team

The Engineering Buyer role will involve:

  • Managing and developing the Supply Chain to cost and delivery targets for components and products
  • Working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Identifying areas for continuous improvement
  • Achieving personal annual cost reduction targets
  • Managing a supplier portfolio
  • Minimizing inventory
  • Establishing key relationships with stakeholders
  • Managing the implementation of supply chain projects
  • Identifying suitable suppliers for manufacture of components
  • Negotiating preferential commercial terms

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.