Procurement Engineering Buyer

Ref No. BHN521117
Salary £30,000 - £40,000/annum
Location Farnham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


My client have a fantastic permanent opportunity to join them as an engineering buyer at their head office near to Farnham.


Must have engineering procurement experience

The Job

The role of engineering buyer will be reporting to the Head of Procurement, this role will include but not be limited to:

Find, audit, qualify and manage good quality suppliers with long term agreements

Fully resolve supply issues for a long term solution

Fully review all product groups with Product Management teams in order to take cost out of materials/labour

Always ensure a competitive purchase, benchmarking and negotiating at every opportunity

Validate and forensically compare incoming quotes to identify best supply

To generate supplier confidentiality and service level agreements where required, necessary filing onto company server

Management of suppliers to ensure the receipt of high-quality goods conforming to specification and maintain targeted OTD

Develop and maintain good Supplier Relationship Management at all times

Demonstrate a professional and mature approach in all circumstances with work colleagues and supply base

The ideal candidate for the role will have -

HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering

Excellent written and spoken English - be articulate

Computer literate in MS Office especially Excel & Word

Have excellent administration skills and attention to detail

Commercially aware

Ability to read technical drawings

Able to travel globally, full, clean driving licence

Able to use cost comparison techniques

Experience with Electro/Mechanical components

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Lucy Gibbs
manages this role


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