Buyer - Technical / Engineering

Windsor, Berkshire
c£35,000 DOE Plus Pension, Share Plan, 25 Days’ Holiday 
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer - Technical / Engineering 
Windsor, Berkshire 
c£35,000 DOE Plus Pension, Share Plan, 25 Days’ Holiday 

Our client is a market leader in the manufacture of innovative and high quality medical devices. They are also part of a global Plc and a major global force in a range of healthcare and health & safety related markets. An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Buyer to join their team. 

This is an exceptional opportunity for a purchasing professional with experience in a purchasing or supply chain function to take on a fresh challenge with a growing and exciting medical device company. 

With a vast range of products and deep experience within the medical device sector, our client promotes an environment of excellence, customer focus and forward planning. If you feel you could thrive within this progressive, exciting environment, apply today. 

Joining the Purchasing Team, as a Buyer, you will be tasked with managing production requirements regarding stock levels and quality, cost and delivery. 

Overseeing the demand process from purchase order through to call-off, you will ensure suppliers can meet our client’s requirements, supply is continuous and mitigations and alternate plans are agreed. 

You will take responsibility for reducing inventory levels and improving returns, and liaising with the Assembly, Production Engineering and R&D Teams regarding continuous improvement activities. 

To be considered, you must have: 

- Previous purchasing experience as a buyer or supply chain professional 
- A track record of contract and cost negotiation and reduction 

Proactive and organised, as a Buyer, you’ll need to be flexible and adaptable, communicative, resilient and team-oriented. The ability to forge strong bonds with those at varying levels of the organisation is also key. 

A CIPS qualification would be beneficial to your application. 

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This vacancy is being advertised by Web Recruit Ltd. The services advertised by Web Recruit Ltd are those of an Employment Agency. 

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