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Date Added: Fri 20/01/2023

Engineering Buyer

Bolton by Bowland, BB7, UK
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Company: DISCOVER RETAIL

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £32000 - £35000/annum

ROLE:                   Engineering Buyer

LOCATION:          Clitheroe future relocation to Altham/Darwen area in 12/18 months

SALARY:               Circa £32'000 to 35'000 plus 4k bonus dependent on experience

Growing as a global manufacturer, this business has established a reputation for quality and reliability within the dry food and dry chemical industries both UK and overseas.  

We are currently searching for an Engineering Buyer specialising in Engineering products and parts to support the customer experience purchasing items to aid new designs, new builds and repairs.

The company culture is one that is positive, warm, welcoming, and driven. We are searching for an individual that has the attitude to naturally go above and beyond. Someone who loves their job and is proud of the results they can and will deliver. Collaborating closely with customers is key, communicating with them throughout the design and testing processes.

Engineering Buyer - Engineering - Key skills:

Hands on approach to your work is absolutely key.
Strong negotiation skills.
Problem Solve.
Positive work ethic.
Mechanical Design Engineering Degree or similar is advantageous.
Keen understanding and interest in mechanical engineering for the Food/ confectionery / pharmaceutical /Paint/Bakery or Building industries.
1 year industry experience as a Junior Buyer in Engineering is ideal.
Ability to balance many tasks at the same time. Time management is key.
Attention to detail.
Positive attitude and manner.
Excellent communicator to develop and build customer relationship.
Positive attitude working as a team and supporting colleagues.Engineering Buyer - Role:

Develop and improve the purchasing activities for the business. Making sure availability and continuity of products at the best possible price. Strong negotiation and organisation is key.
Cross Functionally support teams with estimating for products.
Cost reporting. Identifying trends.
Source prospective suppliers and build strong relationships with current suppliers.
Work to production schedules.
Manage efficient stock levels.There is headroom to develop and progress within this growth business across many different departments whether that be technical, design, sales.

About us...

2023 sees Discover Retail celebrate our 18th year of business. We have built our foundations on long-standing relationships. It is our attention to detail, coupled with passion, perseverance and plain old hard work that really gives us our focus and dedication to succeed.

DISCOVER where our talent can take you
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