Engineering Buyers Assistant

Recruiter
Syntech Recruitment Ltd
Location
Sudbury
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
04 Feb 2017
Closes
04 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Engineering Buyers Assistant

• £20,000 to £25,000 per annum

• Mon - Fri 08:00 am - 5:00pm

• Globally recognised Aerospace and Defence Company

We currently have a superb opportunity for an experienced Engineering Buyers Assistant to work for one of the UK’s most well respected Aerospace and Defence companies

The role is to provide a centre of excellence for product costing and negotiation associated with the sourcing and supply of mechanical / electrical components and systems. Working alongside the Production department, the role will ensure that the correct suppliers, price, delivery timescales and quality standards are achieved.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Source from original manufacturers rather than distributors to achieve the right price without compromising quality standards
  • Liaise effectively with suppliers throughout each project.
  • Provide clear structure of discounts on all accounts with suppliers
  • Manage the sourcing and procurement of everyday consumables for a very busy production department
  • Plan, organise and accurately monitor workload to meet strict deadlines

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous buying experience within an engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Familiar with costing methodologies
  • Negotiation skills

PERSONAL SKILLS / ATTRIBUTES:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Planning and organising - ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent team worker, with the ability and self-discipline to work alone effectively
  • Self-motivated
  • Maintain a professional attitude, keeping calm and controlled when working in demanding and pressurised environments.
  • Adaptable and flexible in approach to change
  • Excellent working knowledge of EXCEL
  • Excellent numerical skills

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

Syntech Recruitment Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this position.