Engineering Buyer

£24,000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
The Company Our client is a market leader in their niche manufacturing sector. Increases in production have led to them looking to recruit an Engineering Buyer. Along with the attractive salary this opportunity gives the successful candidate the chance to work for one of the region’s most successful and progressive companies. This is the ideal role for a buyer with engineering experience or the client would even potentially look at an engineer looking to come off the tools ideally with some purchasing experience. The Role You will produce corresponding purchase orders within our client's procurement system, as well as process and update PO documentation as necessary. Work alongside the engineering department ensuring all needs are met. Monitoring all the materials and services procured from suppliers. Purchase goods and consumables for manufacturing. Negotiate pricing with suppliers. Source new suppliers ensuring best cost and service are maintained. Represent department at internal and external meetings. The Person Experience in a manufacturing and purchasing environment. PC literate (Microsoft Office). Good communication and organization skills. CIPS qualifications would be beneficial. An engineering background and an ability to read drawings is essential. This job was originally posted as