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Technical Buyer / Engineering Buyer

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Manufacturing
Salary£35,000 per annum
LocationsBirmingham, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, West Midlands, Worcestershire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted04 August 2017

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A global technology and production engineering business seek an experienced procurement professional to join their procurement division as a Technical Buyer on a permanent basis.

Joining a globally recognised engineering and technology leader with large scale and value contract and order book in place the Technical Buyer will join and innovative and secure career environment.

As Technical Buyer this role will be responsible for the end to end supply and control of materials to ensure the best price and delivery schedule to support production. The buyer will need a level of technical knowledge to liaise with engineering suppliers to achieve the best sourcing solutions to meet business needs.

Ability to read, understand, interpret and source from technical drawings is essential for this Technical Buyer role.

This Technical Buyer will be dealing with technical specification of parts and being able to go to customers and understanding the issues around materials and processes that they use.

Role – Technical Buyer / Technical Engineering Buyer
Type – Permanent position
Location – Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Salary - £35,000 + Benefits

Key roles and responsibilities for the Technical Buyer position and will not be limited to:
• Provide technical and commercial assistance to the Purchasing and Engineering functions to develop manufacturing process and improve product knowledge
• Apply sourcing policy, interface between suppliers and the business in regards to specification and budgets
• Negotiate and engage with stakeholders and suppliers regarding new projects and advise of impact of change on purchasing and production activities
• Lead negotiations to achieve business objectives and strategic direction
• Supply weekly project progress status reports to the Purchasing Manager

Key skills and experience required for the Technical Buyer job applicant and will not be limited to:
• Experience in a technical manufacturing environment
• MRP system - manage procurement and inventory
• Negotiation and cost management experience
• Can read and interpret Engineering Drawings
• Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

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

To apply for this Technical Buyer / Technical Engineering Buyer / Engineering Buyer / Senior buyer 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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