Engineering  2023-06-20 17:44:06


£30000 – £35000/annum


Role – Buyer

Salary – £30,000 – £35,000 (dependent on experience)

Type – Fixed Term Contract (12 months)

Location – Aylesbury

My engineering Client is looking to take on a Buyer for their procurement team in the Aylesbury area.

Manufacturing – Engineering – Purchasing – Communication & Negotiation – Cost Effective Strategies – Supply Chain – Buying

The Buyer will ideally have the following attributes:

Experience working in a similar Buyer role within a manufacturing environment; with good knowledge of purchasing components for assembly
Previous experience with supplier negotiations and agreements including monitoring supplier performance
CIPS qualification, a related Degree, or 2 years’ experience within a similar manufacturing procurement environment would be preferred
Have the ability to prioritise workload
Be able to work well under pressure to achieve deadlines
An understanding of Bills of Materials (BOMs) and able to interpret drawings
Excellent communication skills to be able to work with a variety of people at varying levels
Being adaptable to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
Computer literate with a good level of experience working with MS Excel and Word
Experience using ERP & MRP systems would be desirable
Strong analytical skillsThe Buyer role will involve:

Sourcing and building long-lasting supplier relationships with regular contact and reviewing
Ensuring the timely ordering and receipt of parts required for production and notifying relevant people of any delays
Helping to identify areas of improvement and developing purchasing processes for cost-saving purposes 
Make sure that the sourcing and contracting policies, practises, risk management plans, QHSE policies, and ethical policies are followed
Actively contribute to the accomplishment of team goals
Ad-hoc duties when specified by Managers
Creation of supplier documents needed to complete purchase orders
Negotiation of supplier quotes and securing best possible prices
Assisting in improving bid accuracy by advising supplier risks, costs, and lead timesIf you are interested the role above please submit your CV along with your salary expectations


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