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Engineering buyer job

Location: STEVENAGE, HERTFORDSHIRE Salary: 35000 - 42500 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: 3068092
Can you secure this buyer's opportunity?

As a purchasing professional with a manufacturing background it goes without saying that you have a working knowledge of buying principals, contractual regulations and supplier management practices. What sets you apart is your confidence to challenge the status quo, think on your feet and drive change.

We have an exciting opportunity for a buyer (ideally with some exposure to hydraulics or heavy industry) who will be responsible for purchasing and supplier management of engineering components for our industrial hydraulics added value activities.

Core responsibilities will include the following:

-Work with other departments internally such as Engineering, Design, Production and Quality in implementing technical projects.

-Conduct market analysis and request for quotations from approved supplier portfolio, analysing quotes, make sourcing recommendations and decisions.

-Negotiate with suppliers to obtain the best agreement possible with regards to delivery, quality and price.

-Resolving blocked invoices, data entry and maintenance within SAP and purchasing IT systems including tracking cost savings for reporting on a monthly basis.

-Responsible for the implementation and compliance with purchasing processes.

-Management of mentorship of key suppliers

You will ideally..

-Experience in purchasing or materials management within a manufacturing sector would be ideal
-Pro-active working style and ability to work under pressure
-Experience of working cross departmental/cross functional
-Good ability to manage business relationships with internal/external customers and suppliers
-SAP experience would be beneficial
-Flexible and willing to travel



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