Buyer - Electromechanical Engineering

  • Job Reference: 1377
  • Date Posted: 19 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People Ltd
  • Location: Farnham
  • Salary: £38,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 25 days holiday
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Barbara Robertson
  • Email: barbara@supplychainpeople.co.uk

Job Description

Buyer – Electromechanical Engineering

Circa £40k, 25 days holiday + Pension

Can you read mechanical engineering drawings?  Are you looking to use your buying, purchasing, procurement or supply chain experience in a global business supplying to the oil & gas, power and water industries with travel opportunities?  This role is for a Electromechanical Engineering Buyer with experience with Electrical or Mechanical components to join our Farnham based clients.

Reporting to the Head of Procurement and Contracts, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Procurement and management of good quality suppliers with long term agreements
  • Resolve supply issues for a long term solution
  • Review all product groups with Product Management teams in order to take cost out of materials/labour
  • Ensure a competitive purchase, benchmarking and negotiating at every opportunity
  • Generate supplier confidentiality and service level agreements where required
  • Management of suppliers to ensure the receipt of high-quality goods and on-time delivery
  • Develop and maintain good Supplier Relationship Management at all times

There will be a requirement to travel internationally a few times a year, and to drive between sites, so a drivers licence and flexibility will be required to accommodate this.  You’ll have the ability to read engineering drawings, have purchasing / procurement / buying experience and the ability to identify and secure good terms with suppliers resulting in long term quality arrangements. Additionally, you’ll have excellent verbal and written English and literacy with MS excel & Word.

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