Technical Buyer

Interaction Recruitment
07 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


£27,000 - £30,000

One of my dual site technical engineering/manufacturing clients is looking for an experienced Senior Buyer to join their team.

This opportunity would ideally suit someone that can work autonomously, has strong analytical and negotiation skills, can identify cost savings and implement new agreements.

International buying experience is very highly desired as some of my clients purchasing is from the Far East.

CIPS level 6 in Procurement Certification is desired however studying towards level 4/5 is definitely considered.

As a senior buyer you will have experienced working within an engineering/manufacturing environment ideally purchasing raw materials such as steel, sheet metal, steel tubes and plastics, a sound understanding of complex technical drawings and plans is advantageous too.

You will be involved with all new product procurement – sourcing specific requirements and suppliers.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, this role is accountable for all purchasing and procurement, sourcing from existing and new clients, contract agreements, and cost savings, working towards budgets and coordinating and managing the product range for these bespoke engineering products.

Your strong analytical skills, ability to interact effectively with a new team, technical quotations, awareness and technical mind are what my client ideally requires for this position.

Product and technical knowledge is key, ability to manage timescales effectively and confidence to review tender contracts and costings.
Your experience monitoring supplier performance, overseeing product price listings, production of weekly/monthly reports and KPI’s for Directors.

We need candidates that have a strong commercial awareness, a minimum of 2 years experience working within a similar role.
Experience working within an engineering environment.
Lean manufacturing techniques desires and exposure with MRP/ERP systems are an advantage.

Attractive competitive salary offered depends on experience with a bonus incentive included.
£27,000 - £30,000.
Great holiday allowance –company benefits and free parking.

Please send your application to be considered for immediate interview – I look forward to hearing from you!

Lisa Farr

Regional Permanents Consultant - Leeds

Interaction Recruitment plc

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