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    Technical & Engineering, Manufacturing & Production

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    £25,000 - £35,000

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    Danny Turnock

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    over 2 years ago

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Buyer, LE67, Coalville, Leicestershire, East Midlands

Technical Buyer, Purchasing jobs, Buyer jobs, CIPS.  Working for an Engineering & Manufacturing company sourcing components and materials used in production, a specialised position suited for someone with an engineering or manufacturing background.  CIPS or Engineering qualifications or ideal.

This job will suit:

  • Some exposure to engineering, manufacturing, engineered components etc. would be beneficial (Automotive Engineering very beneficial).  Ideally someone who knows what an engineering drawing looks like!
  • A Buyer, Senior Buyer, Technical Buyer, accustomed to purchasing & procurement processes within a manufacturing business.
  • Excellent IT skills – Advanced in the use Excel & Word for data analysis, producing spreadsheets
  • You should be ambitious and want to progress you career. You will be pro-active and want a diverse role
  • Someone with qualifications in purchasing (CIPS) or with a background in Engineering (HNC/HND).

The job’s working environment, opportunities and rewards:  

  • Multi-national engineering / manufacturing organisation, offices in UK, US and China. Growing business securing contracts in new markets.  
  • The company design and manufacture products integrated into off-highway, construction, military and agricultural vehicles. 
  • Expanding business recently acquiring a new site, role created to work within a new business unit.
  • Excellent career progression and development, opportunity to grow within the company as you become more competent with the industry & products.

The job will involve:

  • Sourcing new engineering suppliers as well as building relationship with their current supplier base.
  • Negotiating better terms, evaluating supplier base and conducting cost saving activities.
  • Usage of the in-house ERP system
  • Dealing with a variety of suppliers and building relationships in order to obtaining quotations and review supplier contracts.  Working with an international supplier base.
  • Work with suppliers to improve delivery performance and holding them accountable.

This job is commutable from Coalville, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Tamworth, Hinckley, Market Bosworth, Leicester, Loughborough, Derby, Long Eaton and the surrounding areas.

To apply please contact Danny Turnock at Euro Projects Recruitment Ltd INDHP