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Engineering Buyer / Supply Chain Engineer

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Engineering Buyer / Supply Chain Engineer

 Benefits – BONUS, Midday Finish Friday, 25 days holiday + 8 day bank holidays, pension+

 

 Opportunity for an Engineering Buyer or commercially focused Engineer looking to develop their career in a varied operational supply chain focussed role.

 

 As Buyer / Supply Chain Operations Engineer you will be working for a highly successful business in support of a range of market-leading products.

 

This is a newly created purchaisng / supply chain operations role and as such there will be considerable opportunity for you to mould and develop the role and undertake a varied position supporting purchasing, planning as well as offering operational support to the business. 

 

The role of Engineering Buyer / Supply Chain Engineer requires strong commercial acumen and is responsible for:

 

  • Purchasing of components for new and existing products

 

  • Planning and forecasting demand for products and components

 

  • Assisting with the negotiation of terms with emphasis on selection of suppliers (Plastics, mechanical /metalwork through to electronics)

 

  • Ensuring BOMs are correctly structured on the MRP system

 

  • Developing the supply base, assisting with developing improvement initiatives spanning all areas of supplier performance. 

 

  • Monitoring supply base performance

 

  • Continuous Improvement - Working with the manufacturing team to identify ongoing process improvement, development of manufacturing documentation etc.

 

  • Deputizing for the Operations Manager on occasion.

 

The ideal candidate could either be:

  • an experienced Engineering Buyer looking for more autonomy and a more varied role
  • or you may have a manufacturing support / production Engineering background
  • or be an apprentice trained Engineer or / HNC/D / and have a mechanical manufacturing or related engineering background looking to build on your existing skills within a successful manufacturing business.

 

To succeed you will need:

  • Previous experience in a production or manufacturing environment  (mechcnaial or electro-mechanical)
  • as a Buyer or engineer
  • A business-like approach, tact and diplomacy when negotiating and the ability to absorb and assess information quickly is essential.
  • Attention to detail essential, as are good numerical skills

 

In return you will be rewarded with a varied role with realistic ongoing progression opportunities.

 

Please contact Alison Kemp for further details or apply via the link

 

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    + BONUS + full package

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    Vocational