Buyer -Engineering Greenford
Upto £32k dependent on experience
Temp to perm role
Located on site in Greenford, the position of Buyer is a key role in the success of the business.

All day to day purchasing as well as project based purchasing is carried out by this role and so close teamwork with Production, Project Management and Sales is essential.

Tasks & Responsibilities

To effectively source new suppliers for new parts and new services ensuring compliance
Purchase parts for planned demand
Support complex/high value negotiations by gathering and interpreting data from existing and potential suppliers and by participating in internal customer or supplier meetings
Drive/direct critical activities with suppliers to ensure quality, delivery for product/services achieve customer requirements, whilst maintaining effective supplier relations
Identify cost saving opportunities, implement plans to achieve and manage through to fruition
Liaise with internal customers, suppliers and other departments to chase up / advise on progress of activities to achieve on-time delivery to the required specification

Skill requirements

Experience of buying in a Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing environment is essential
HNC / HND / Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing or Business Administration preferable.
High level of PC literacy; especially in Excel.
Experience of an ERP system essential
Experience of initiating, negotiating, finalising and formalising product procurement
Knowledge of value chain management, as well as procurement and supply management principles and practices
Must possess a strong customer service orientation and sense of urgency
Commitment and ability to work accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines
Good analysis and communication (written and oral) skills essential

39 hours a week Mon Fri
Further benefits to be discussed

Monday - Thursday 08:00 hrs - 16.30 hrs
Friday 08:00 hrs - 15:30 hrs

If you match all of the above criteria and would like to apply for the role, please call Chantal Byatt on 0208 102 0073 or e-mail CV to

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