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Salary £16.00 per hour
Location Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Job Ref HQ00046115
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

Macildowie Procurement and Supply Chain are pleased to be working with a Hertfordshire based client as they seek to recruit an experienced Buyer.

They are looking for a Buyer to be part of an experienced team, who collectively procure all the components necessary to create their highly innovative technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

Creating a strategy to procure hard to find parts and components and those with long lead times in order to ensure they are available for production.
Identify suitable suppliers and monitoring their performance and competitiveness.
Effectively negotiate the price of technical products ensuring the best acquisition cost.
Support the expediting of purchased components where necessary to meet tight deadlines, resolving or escalating any issues as required.

Required Skills / Experience:

Experience of purchasing in a manufacturing environment
Experience in purchasing electronic components and assemblies
Confident in negotiating price / lead time balance in order to maximise value
Ideally a CIPS Membership or significant study towards it

This role will initially be offered as a temporary (hourly rate) contract. Ideally, we are looking for someone who can start before the end of July.

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the regions premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at

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