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Senior Engineering Buyer

  • Location:

    Windsor, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Allen

  • Job ref:

    87295

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-23

Role- Senior Engineering Buyer 

Salary- £42,000- £47,000 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 experienced Senior Engineering Buyer, on a permanent basis, near the Slough area.

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 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
  • Being a Member of CIPS would be preferable but not essential
  • 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.