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Technical Buyer / Engineering Buyer

Location: NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR Salary: 36000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3063539
Reed Procurement and Supply Chain are pleased to be working with a Global Engineering business to find them an experienced Procurement Professional to join their team as a Technical Buyer / Engineering Buyer on a permanent basis.

The role offers the opportunity to join a globally recognised engineering business with with a large scale and value contract and order book in place.

You will be responsible for the end to end supply and control of materials to ensure the best price and delivery schedule to support production.

You will need a level of technical knowledge to liaise with engineering suppliers  and the internal team to achieve the best sourcing solutions to meet business needs.

You will need to read, understand, interpret and source from technical drawings.

This Buyer will be dealing with technical specification of parts and must be able to go to customers with an understanding of the issues around materials and processes that they use.

Key roles and responsibilities:

*Providing technical and commercial assistance to the Purchasing and Engineering functions to develop manufacturing process and improve product knowledge
*Applying sourcing policy, interface between suppliers and the business in regards to specification and budgets
*Negotiating and engaging with stakeholders and suppliers regarding new projects and advise of impact of change on purchasing and production activities
*Leading negotiations to achieve business objectives and strategic direction
*Supplying weekly project progress status reports 

Key skills and experience required f

*Experience in a technical manufacturing environment
*MRP system - manage procurement and inventory
*Negotiation and cost management experience
*Can read and interpret Engineering Drawings
*Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
*Flexibility to travel globally 

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