Engineering Buyer

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Ref
CA1314
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Manpower is recruiting for a Senior Engineering Buyer on behalf of our client located in St Neots. The role is Permanent, and based within the Engineering Sector.

Purpose of the role:
The Senior Engineering Buyer will form a key, integral part of the Purchasing function in the achievement of operational and strategic objectives. With a strong, solid background in purchasing and supply chain management, the position holder will take a proactive approach in supporting the purchasing team, also acting as forefront for daily activities, making recommendations and implementing changes. The role is key to leading the Company forward in securing quality suppliers of materials and components covering price, delivery and quality targets.
Main Objectives and Tasks within the role:

* Work with internal departments
* Knowledge of manufacturing procedures
* Strong negotiation skills
* Skills in developing business relationships with customers and suppliers
* Mechanical or electrical qualifications
* Knowledge of hydraulics
* Willing to travel when needed

Qualifications and specialist training:

*Purchasing qualification or relevant purchasing experience at senior level
*ONC in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
*Conversant in Microsoft Office products
*Knowledge of hydraulic products
*SAP R3 or similar integrated system

Shifts: Full Time.
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000 Per Annum, Plus benefits

Contact: Sam Rawlings, Manpower Technical, St Albans 01727 831 632

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