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Senior Buyer

Engineering Professionals
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£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
11 Jan 2022
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Senior Buyer
We have an immediate position available for a Senior Buyer with an engineering / manufacturing background to join an experienced team. Our client manufacturers bespoke capital machinery.
Working within the Management team, the Senior buyer will be responsible for indirect purchases, procurement and expediting of all project materials and sub-contractor work.
Main Responsibilities
• Purchase goods materials, components, or services in accordance with specific technical, quality, delivery, and contract budget requirements.
• Negotiate contracts, improve prices in terms of business with existing and new suppliers and review opportunities to make immediate or long-term savings, utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods.
• Ensure timely delivery of goods to meet production schedule requirements.
• Interface with other departments and suppliers for all matters related to the procurement of project materials, equipment, and sub-contract services.
• Ensure accurate procurement data is supplied to shop floor kitting and assembly.
Education and Experience Requirements:
• Ideally achieved or working towards CIPS Qualification
• Ability to read and interpret engineering technical drawings would be beneficial.
• A competent user of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Experience in a similar role for a engineering company
• Highly motivated with strong communication, organisation, and multi-tasking skills.

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