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Engineering Buyer

  • Location:

    Bishop's Stortford

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kingsley Farrington

  • Contact email:

    kfarrington@pg-rec.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 207 247 5747

  • Job ref:

    V-140714

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-23

  • Startdate:

    2021-11-23

ROLE- Buyer
LOCATION- Bishops Stortford
TERM- Permanent

SALARY- £30,000- £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

My client design and manufacture mechanical equipment for a whole host of sectors as well as housing a mixture of CNC milling and turning machine tools.They are looking to take on an experienced Engineering Buyer, on a permanent basis, in Bishops Stortford.  
 
The Senior 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 for a highly regulated industry i.e. automotive, medical, aerospace, food
  • Proficiency with using ERP systems
  • 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 Senior 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.