Senior Engineering Buyer

Syntech Recruitment Limited
Reading, UK
20 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Buyer
  • Competitive Salary up to c£45k + package

World class manufacturer to the motorsport and Automotive world are looking for a Buyer to be responsible for sourcing mechanical and proprietary goods and services, including general order administration and management

Overall Objective:
  • To purchase goods and services in line with current procurement policies and procedures.
  • Supplier management and development with key objectives to improve Quality and Delivery performance from Suppliers.
  • To create and complete strategic objectives aimed at reducing costs and improve operating efficiencies.

Key accountabilities:
  • To be responsible for sourcing mechanical and proprietary goods and services, including general order administration and management using company's ERP system.
  • To provide company wide support to all purchasing activity.
  • To carry out external & internal expediting, liaising with internal Planners and Business Managers.
  • To provide Production planning input and support.
  • To assist with and ensure resolution of technical manufacturing queries.
  • To resolve quality or non-conformances issues with Quality Department.
  • To participate in concurrent engineering with designers/suppliers to aid DFM and lead-time reductions.
  • To liaise with Finance department to resolve invoicing queries.
  • To carry out supplier performance management (Quality/Delivery/Cost).
  • To carry out supplier selection and development.
  • To identify and participate in costing saving exercises.
  • To develop departmental strategies to improve operating efficiencies.
  • To attend annual Personal Development Reviews (PDR).
  • To support the Department Development Plans.
  • To follow the company quality procedures.
  • To observe the Health and Safety rules at all times.
  • To carry out any reasonable additional duties as requested by management.

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.

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