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Contract Technical Buyer

Contract Technical Buyer

Job Title: Contract Technical Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 893952_1507543739
Contact Name: Alex Ronald
Contact Email: alex@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: October 09, 2017 11:09

Job Description

This is an outstanding opportunity for the very best Contract Technical Buyer to become part of an incredibly exciting international engineering business. We aim to provide creative engineering solutions to complex problems where precision and speed of deployment are critical.

As a Contract Technical Buyer, the role will be responsible for the end to end supply and control of materials to ensure best price and delivery to support production schedules. With a high level of technical expertise, you will liaise directly with the engineering teams to achieve the best sourcing solution to meet the business needs.

Provide technical and commercial assistance to the Purchasing and Engineering functions to develop manufacturing process and improve product knowledge Apply any sourcing policy, interface between suppliers and the business regarding specification and budgets
* Negotiate and engage with stakeholders and suppliers regarding new projects and advise on impact of change on purchasing and production activities
* Lead negotiations to achieve business objectives and strategic direction
* Manage costs and work directly with suppliers to improve processing times
* Supply weekly project progress status reports to the Head of Procurement

Technical Buyer
We are now looking to recruit a Technical Buyer to join the Procurement team.
Midlands (Commutable from Leicester, Coventry, Nuneaton, Rugby, Birmingham, Northampton)
Salary NEG Depending on Experience

Proven experience as a Technical Buyer within manufacturing
Strong engineering background is essential
Experience in manufacturing/engineering/automotive/aerospace or defence sectors
Knowledge and understanding of Engineering/Technical drawings
Understanding of Sub Contract processes and processing,
Awareness of quality procedures and practical application
Experience obtaining quotations from suppliers ensuring best price and delivery
Ability to read, understand, interpret and source from technical drawings is essential,
Raise purchase orders for materials and components
Ability to assess a supplier capability to supply
Understanding and practical application of process capability
Ability to negotiate and manage costs
Strong relationship management skills

Candidates for this role will ideally be CIPs qualified or working towards a qualification.
Alternatively, candidates may have a relevant Engineering qualification.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability to Alex Ronald MREC.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.