Technical Buyer

Technical Buyer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Technical & Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £40,000

  • Contact:

    Jayne Baxter

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Technical Buyer, Purchasing, CIPS.  Job vacancy with a company that manufacture electrical and mechanical devices for oil and gas, petrochem, marine, automotive, aerospace and medical devices.

This Purchasing vacancy is suited to a buyer that enjoys professional negotiation on quality, cost and delivery and good MRP / ERP systems knowledge looking for an opportunity with a professional, growing business.

Salary & Package: Salary Guideline of £30,000 to £40,000 depending upon experience. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. Lunchtime finish on a Friday!

This job will suit:

  • Experience of purchasing engineering, manufacturing, engineered components etc.
  • A Buyer, Senior Buyer, Technical Buyer, accustomed to purchasing & procurement processes within an assembly manufacturing business.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Excellent IT skills – Advanced in the use Excel & Word for data analysis, producing spreadsheets
  • Someone with qualifications in purchasing (CIPS) or with a background in Engineering (HNC/HND).
  • You should be ambitious and want to progress you career. You will be pro-active and want a diverse role

The job’s working environment, opportunities and rewards:  

  • An established business, good job security, and a diverse customer base.
  • Professional business with formal quality accreditations, and a commitment to developing people.

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.
  • Supervising three people in stores & the inventory control.
  • Engineering procurement / purchases, dealing with complex Bill of Materials, purchasing mechanical components and systems, electrical systems etc
  • Long term stock buying.
  • Usage of the in-house MRP / ERP system

Reference: JB-EPR101711-EP

This job is commutable from Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Stourbridge, Kidderminster, Tamworth, Lichfield, Solihull, Coventry, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Walsall, Cannock.  

To apply please contact Jayne Baxter at Euro Projects Recruitment Ltd