Engineering Buyer

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
circa £25,000 + Benefits
13 Mar 2019
10 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering Buyer, Swavesey, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

The Company is a growing Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering company specialising in ultra-hard and lubricious coatings for aerospace, medical and tooling applications

They are now looking for an Engineering Buyer to undertake the following:

  • Sourcing of products, consumables and services to support both production processes and equipment manufacture, Negotiate cost reductions
  • Familiarity with engineering designs, drawings and specifications to ensure the correct information is provided to suppliers
  • Strong Word, Powerpoint and Excel skills to maintain and update Purchasing reports and KPIs, and assist with insight into monthly/quarterly/annual spending trends; ERP management
  • Manage quality-related supplier issues in conjunction with department heads and the Quality team
  • Involvement with supplier audits
  • Manage relationships with existing supplier base and develop new suppliers where necessary
  • Oversee critical stock levels and bi-annual consumable stock checks
  • Liaise with central finance team to manage invoicing
  • Own the Purchasing process and procedures

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Potential to develop into a team management role - ideal for the right candidate looking to take the next step in their career development
  • Familiarity with AS9100, UKAS purchasing requirements
  • CIPS would be beneficial, but not mandatory
  • Good interpersonal skills and telephone manner
  • Solid IT literacy and Google-Fu (for those hard-to-find suppliers)

Salary: £25,000 negotiable + Benefits

To Apply: Please press the 'Apply' button

Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days, then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for reading this advertisement

This role may be of interest to the following: Engineering Buyer, Procurement Planning Manager, Production Planner, Stock Controller, Buying Manager, Purchasing Manager, Production, Manufacturer, Engineer Coordinator, Junior Buyer, Purchasing Assistant, Procurement Assistant, Cambridge, Manufacturing

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