Buyer / Technical Buyer

Ref No. EMP413529
Salary £25,000 - £35,000/annum
Location Weybridge, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


A leading production engineering business seek an experienced procurement professional to join their supply chain division in the capacity of Buyer / Technical Buyer on a permanent basis.


Proven experience as a Buyer dealing with raw materials / component suppliers, manufacturing background is essential.

The Job

The Buyer / Technical Buyer be responsible for the end to end supply and control of materials to ensure the best price and delivery schedule to support the a key production programme. The buyer will need a level of technical knowledge to liaise with engineering suppliers to achieve the best sourcing solutions to meet business needs.

Role - Buyer / Technical Buyer

Type - Permanent

Location - Weybridge, Surrey

Salary - £25000 - £35,000 + Benefits

Key responsibilities for the Buyer / Technical Buyer role and not limited to:

  • Planning of materials requirements to ensure timely deliveries and efficient materials control
  • Competitive bidding, negotiation and quotation analysis, compliant with company policy and procedures
  • Supplier evaluation, selection and development.
  • Daily expediting of material to satisfy production schedules and implementation of appropriate recovery plans. Shortage reporting and resolution
  • Purchase order management ensuring accurate system data and an effective purchase-to-pay process
  • Cost estimating in support of bid teams
  • Delivery and reporting of cost-savings in support of company objectives
  • Comply with Company policies and procedures including, but not limited to, ISO9001, ISO14001.
  • Occasional support for Import Export function

Key skills and experience for the Buyer / Technical Buyer job applicant and not limited to:

  • Experience in a Buyer / Technical Buyer / Senior buyer capacity dealing with engineering raw material and / or component suppliers
  • Experience in supplier management
  • Can read and interpret Engineering Drawings
  • MRP / EPR system experience
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

To apply for this Buyer / Technical Buyer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply for this Buyer / Technical Buyer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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