Technical Purchasing Engineer

Aspect Resources
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Purchaser/Purchasing Engineer

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire,

Salary: Negotiable

The Client: A major Automotive OEM

My client are looking to strengthen their purchasing team by recruiting for a position focusing on developing short term and future Engineering procurement strategy for line improvement projects and future New model projects.

The role includes:

- New supplier investigation & development
- Supporting group Leader with all Group business plan activity
- Working with Engineering planning groups to understand future project requirements
- Compiling cost spreadsheets for cost comparison activity, and developing cost down strategy.
- Liaising with other departments with regards to spec, delivery schedules, trials, cost etc.
- All day to day purchasing group activity

Essential skills required are: (E)

- Experience in tooling manufacture.
- Understanding of Body in white accuracy.
- Must be able to present clearly to Senior. Management and have good communication skill at all levels.
- Understanding of engineering drawings paper and Cad.
- Flexibility to support other projects as workload demands.
- Computer literate in MS word, Excel & PowerPoint.
- Flexible and adaptable to constantly changing requirements of the business.
- Recognized relevant Engineering qualifications.
- Recognized relevant Business study qualifications.
- SAP (MM Module) experience required

Desirable Skills Required are:(D)

- Recognized relevant purchasing qualifications. (CIPS)
- Project Management experience.
- Flexible approach to work with a willingness to work weekends if required. And to support other team members if required .
- Willingness to travel overseas, possibly long periods and at short notice.
- Demonstrable experience of problem solving & implementation of countermeasures.

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