Engineering Buyer Engineering/Manufacturing Industry
Temp role covering maternity leave
Full or part time hours £25k-£35k pro rata
Flexi hours and working from home Wrexham/Chester area
Delve are currently working with an innovative machine build company, part of a larger global group, who are looking for a Senior Buyer with engineering buying experience to join their small Purchasing team to cover a temporary maternity leave.
Please note this job is only suitable as a temporary post, either full time or part time hours.
Reporting into the Purchasing Manager, you will be part of a small team responsible for purchasing mechanical and electronic parts i.e. fabricated and CNC mechanical parts. They are taking a more proactive approach so you will be getting involved in more of a strategic focus with their supplier base.
Show initiative in defining a need for the business, sourcing, quoting and leading negotiations in line with company demand
Be able to influence decision making with both internal and external stakeholders
Be the point of contact between suppliers and internal customers
Working closely with internal stakeholders and the Purchasing Manager to understand the business requirements and help to translate into a sourcing strategy
Lead the sourcing of fabricated and CNC mechanical parts
Resolving urgent component shortages
Running MRP on a regular and timely basis
Negotiating with suppliers to achieve cost reduction targets
Resolving all invoice queries
Ensuring all part records are kept up to date with latest prices / volume discounts etc
Resolving any delivery discrepancies promptly and working with suppliers to minimise future discrepancies Qualifications and Skills
Experience working within a manufacturing or engineering environment
CIPS qualified or working towards a strong preference
Strong analytical skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Competent with MS Word and Excel
Desire to gain more responsibility, not be afraid to get involved
Must have a great, proactive attitude and personality
Willing to learn and develop What you will get in return
You will receive a salary of up to circa £35k pro rata dependant on experience along with their company package including death in service x 4, 25 days holidays + bank holidays, company pension up to employee 6% contribution, company sick pay after 3 months.
They also have true flexible working hours with core hours 10am-3pm and they have adapted working from home up to 2 days a week beyond the covid regulations. They have a great, clean working environment and friendly team, this is a great opportunity to join a great business!
If this seems like the ideal opportunity for you, please don t hesitate to apply