Undisclosed Company
Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
12 Jan 2017
26 Jan 2017
Manpower UK
Job Type
Are you a CIPS qualified Buyer?
Do you have experience of buying process equipment and consumables?
We are looking for an Engineering Buyer with a proven experience in purchasing £10M+ annual spend on process equipment, subcontracted services and consumables to support a precision design engineering, and take on an exciting new role with an internationally reputable Engineering businesses, with global clients in the pharmaceutical and chemical process industries.

You will be part of a successful and busy Commercial Operations team, enjoy a forward thinking culture and a progressive environment. Reporting into the senior management team, you will be based at the company headquarters in Newcastle.

You'll enjoy access to an excellent package including, competitive salary, pension, working with top class people and superb career development opportunities.

You will enjoy a diverse and challenging role, given plenty of autonomy and responsibility along with long term career prospects.

You will be able to demonstrate the following kills and Experience
Educated to a MCIPS Diploma standard, or working towards this qualification
Proven experience in purchase of a £10M - £15M PA value of process equipment, subcontracted services, consumables relating to precision engineering business
Maintaining strong connections with existing and establishing new suppliers
Managing Supplier Database
Ensuring correct T's and C's are applied to procured goods and services.
Managing delivery dates and expediting.
Knowledge of the wider corporate manufacturing and fabrication industry
Procurement of materials services and consumables
Liaise with suppliers, manage performance
Maintaining strong connections and relationships within supply chain
Liaise with all internal stakeholders and departments
Manage Purchase order system
Excellent written and oral communication skills across a variety of levels & disciplines
Computer literate and conversant with Microsoft Office products
Highly motivated self-starter capable of developing tasks from initial request to a satisfactory conclusion
Ability to identify priorities and orchestrate multiple activities

To take your first step in securing this Buyer's role - where you will be an integral part of this successful and close knit team - please apply in writing via this advert or send your CV FAO