Engineering Buyer

Posted 21/06/2024 by Alliance Consulting

Bedford, Bedfordshire

Engineering Buyer

We are a hugely successful and pioneering machinery manufacturer proud to be delivering innovative, bespoke solutions and turnkey systems to our customers all over the world. Due to our continuing growth, we now have an exciting new position for an Engineering Buyer within our busy and fast-paced purchasing team. The Engineering Buyer will play a pivotal role in supporting the Purchasing department with the implementation of new strategies, policies, and procedures with a key focus on negotiating and placing orders for machined components and other direct and indirect products. You will become a key stakeholder in the supply chain management process within our business through delivery of objectives including procurement of materials, supplier management, requests for quotations and much more

We can offer an attractive salary, 25 days holiday, good pension contributions and an early Friday finish and we invite applications from Engineering Buyers with the following attributes:

  • Proven purchasing experience within an engineering/manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of engineering drawings.
  • A basic understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Experience in ERP/MRP systems.
  • Contractual and commercial awareness.

When applying for this role, please indicate your current salary (plus benefits package), minimum salary required, notice period and your reasons for wishing to move from your current company. Alliance Consulting is acting as an employment agency in this respect. Alliance Consulting specialise in the placement of engineers throughout the UK. By sending us your CV you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client. If you do not wish your CV to be sent to our client then you must clearly state this to us. Equally, if there are any companies that you do not wish your CV to be sent to (for whatever reason), then please let us know of this when you apply.

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