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RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Chemicals, Energy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, FMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Mining, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical & Biotech, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure, Technology & Electronics
Salary£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted16 August 2017

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An engineering business require a Buyer to purchase subcontract machining and mechanical items. Applicants need tactical and strategic procurement expertise and MRP experience within manufacturing/engineering.

The Buyer will join a dynamic and forward thinking procurement department. The Buyer will predominately be responsible for the procurement of; mechanical, machined, plastic, raw materials and subcontract services. Working with a predominately UK based supply chain, the Buyer will lead on both strategic and tactical procurement activities.

Specific duties of the Buyer include:

1. Raise purchase orders in accordance with MRP
2. Manage stock and inventory levels
3. Supplier selection and bench marking activities
4. Negotiate and agree terms with new suppliers
5. Supplier engagement, and on-going vendor management
6. Contribute to supplier selection activities from a commercial and technical perspective
7. Support project, and NPI procurement activities
8. Build relationships with stakeholders in - Engineering, Planning, Stores, Sales

Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

1. Purchasing, Procurement or Buying experience within a manufacturing or engineering business
2. Experience sourcing from a mechanical, metallic or subcontract machining supplier base
3. Ability to negotiate with suppliers
4. Have previous exposure to technical drawings, or BOMs
5. Great teamwork, communication and stakeholder engagement skills

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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