Technical Buyer

Technical Buyer

Job Title: Technical Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00012806_1524647953
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 25, 2018 10:19

Job Description

Your experience of Procurement or Buying within a manufacturing environment can prove a vital asset to my client. Moving into a new phase of projects, they can offer you work variety and the opportunity to develop your skills of negotiation, cost management and procurement responsibilities.

Employee experience is a key factor in management decisions and your career development is seen as an important part of company strategy. In addition to salary, there is an attractive corporate benefits package and interviews are only 1 stage.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the job:

They currently require the services of a Technical Buyer. This role includes:-
Placing purchase orders with suppliers using Oracle, ensuring invoice compliance
Expedite supply of materials and manage supplier order books
Prioritise delivery of materials with suppliers to ensure sufficient supply is available to meet programme schedules
Ensure the systems are fully populated to allow purchasing of materials to be managed via MRP
Manage suppliers' performance ensuring metrics are maintained and corrective actions are carried out
Develop relationships with the suppliers over the long term
Formulate requests for quotes for suppliers and negotiate price and lead-times with suppliers
Prepare costings for bid and budget forecast work and maintain databases for pricing look up, and ensure material cost transfers are completed on time
Ensure full documentation is completed on time to schedules provided by senior management
Liaise with the Stores, QA, Engineering, Finance, ID & C and programme teams
About you:

You will have purchasing experience within a Manufacturing environment
Ideally, you will have been involved with negotiation and cost management
You will have good knowledge of at least one ERP / MRP system
Apply through the link ASAP! This role will not be available long.

Technical Buyer
Newport, South Wales

Keywords: buyer, purchasing, procurement, supply chain, MoD, defence, ITAR, aerospace, engineering, engineer

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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a permanent position

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