Engineering Buyer

Wallace Hind
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Fast-paced Industrial Engineering company in Milton Keynes seeks an experienced Engineering Buyer. Working on prototype / low volume manufacturing projects, focusing on direct-sourcing in the UK and Europe on the purchasing of complex sub-assemblies, engineered components and PCB’s to time critical deadlines. SALARY: up to £50,000 on experience BENEFITS: Pension and Healthcare LOCATION: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Milton Keynes, Northampton, Bedford, Luton, Leighton Buzzard, Dunstable, Bletchley JOB SPECIFICATION - Engineering Buyer * The Procurement for specific Engineering projects or programmes, lead times can range from 4-26 weeks * Negotiate prices with existing suppliers in the UK and Europe and identify new and suitable suppliers where needed * Support project team meetings and the flow of information * Work cross-functionally with other departments and internal stakeholders’ * Respond to ECR’s and order the required components in line with Engineering Releases and the required timings * Expedite procured components from the UK and Europe to achieve deadlines and maintain stock control levels * Continuously monitor the performance and competitiveness of your existing UK and suppliers’ * Maintain best working practices at all times in line with Health & Safety policy guidelines REQUIREMENTS - Engineering Buyer * Technical Purchasing experience in a low volume/medium engineering / prototype manufacturing environment * Have an in-depth knowledge of various precision manufacturing processes (CNC and manual machining, castings, PCB’s) * Understand technical drawings/schematics and Bills of Materials (BOM’s) * Competent and confident in price negotiation / and managing lead times up to 6 months * Ideally degree educated and CIPS membership but not a prerequisite INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant James Coull quoting Engineering Buyer, reference JAC1801-42 to DD: +44 (0)1604 683323 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.