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Date Added: Wed 25/01/2023

Engineering Buyer

Stonehouse, GL10, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £25000 - £35000/annum

Excellent opportunity for an Engineering Buyer to join a well-established company based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

The Company

They are World Leaders in the design, manufacture and production of skid mounted rotary compressors for the oil and gas industry.

They invest in advanced machinery and seek out opportunities to reduce their carbon footprint, whilst their streamlined production flow allows them to deliver on-time. They are proud to be a family business and work as a team so all of their employees feel a sense of inclusion, support and belonging.

If you are customer focussed, solutions orientated and strive for excellence then you could be just what the company is looking for.

The Engineering Buyer is responsible for ensuring materials are sourced and purchased to the required specification having regard for quality, delivery, price and other contractual conditions.

For this role you will need to have an Engineering Degree or equivalent demonstrable experience along with a procurement qualification.

You will also need to be an experienced buyer with extensive practical experience of working in a manufacturing/engineering environment.

The main duties of the role are:

* To provide cost effective and strategic sourcing focus, not only on price, but on total cost of acquisition and added value

* Review supplier product designs, processes, and activities for compliance with company manufacturing guidelines, quality processes, and standards

* Consult with engineering team to establish performance criteria and specifications for suppliers

* Source and investigate potential suppliers and recommend suitable ones for projects or existing products

* Submit drawings and/or technical specifications to suppliers and ensure that quotations are received on time

* Negotiate prices and terms and conditions of purchase

* Responsible for project inventory management including total cost analysis

* Work with key suppliers to help improve their performance, competitiveness and capabilities

* Responsible for the coordination of project materials flows, storage and distribution in accordance with company policies and procedures

* Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken with all supplier relationships.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to enable them to quickly establish effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

The candidate will be self-motivated with a desire to set high standards of work performance for themselves to enable them to deliver the best service to all our customers. Being innovative and open to new ideas with the ability to positively adapt to change is essential in this role.

Benefits of working for the Group

* Competitive salary (dependent on qualifications and experience)

* Annual company pay review and individual merit award review

* Overtime available to workshop hourly paid employees

* Basic hours.

Office (37.5 hours per week):

Monday to Thursday - 08.30 to 17.00

Friday - 08.30 to 14.30

* Generous Bonus Scheme

* Contributory Pension Scheme

* 30 days annual leave (includes 8 days statutory bank holidays) plus our 'Flexible Holiday Trading Scheme'

* Life Assurance Scheme (after qualifying period)

* Income Protection Plan (after qualifying period)

* Employee Support and Perks Package

* Free car parking

* Investment in our employees through learning and development

* Flexible and family friendly policies

We encourage early application as we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if suitable candidates are found. If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

CLOSING DATE: 17 February 2023
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