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Buyer / Senior Buyer - Engineering

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing
Salary£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsOxfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted01 August 2017

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My clients who are a successful engineering manufacturing business is currently seeking a Buyer / Senior Buyer to join their Procurement team in Witney, Oxfordshire due to further growth and expansion of the business.

The Buyer / Senior Buyer will be responsible for leading all purchases required to support programmes and proactively assist for NPI / Project related requirements, identifying new suppliers and establishing long term agreements with preferred supply chain.

The role will also undertake a suitable Make V Buyer decision ( Sub contracts ), outsourcing specific manufacturing processes to provide a more cost-efficient solution for the business.

This Buyer / Senior Buyer role will be reporting directly into the Supply Chain Manager sourcing raw materials – e.g components / turned parts / sheet metal / castings / materials focused within engineering, mechanical / metal based.

Experience with ERP / MRP system is required for this Buyer / Senior Buyer opportunity and applicants must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings.

Role – Buyer / Senior Buyer – Engineering
Salary – £30,000 - £40,000 (DOE) + Bonus + Benefits
Type – Permanent
Location – Witney Oxfordshire

Key roles and responsibilities for the Buyer / Senior Buyer role and not limited to:
• Purchasing of all direct parts and materials
• Support in-direct purchasing activities, Capex
• Negotiating with suppliers T&C’s and best value for money
• Develop supplier strategy and establishing long term agreements
• Identifying new suppliers
• Utilisation of in house making capabilities before outsourcing to supply chain
• Inventory management

Key skills and experience required for Buyer / Senior Buyer job applicant and not limited to:
• Proven experience as a Buyer / Senior Buyer
• Manufacturing background – technical or engineering, preferred
• Able to read and interpret Engineering drawings
• CIPS (desirable)
• Good communication skills both written and spoken

To apply for this Buyer / Senior Buyer / Engineering Buyer / Engineering Senior Buyer / Buyer – Engineering / Senior Buyer – Engineering position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply for this Buyer / Senior Buyer / Engineering Buyer / Engineering Senior Buyer / Buyer – Engineering / Senior Buyer – Engineering position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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