Macildowie Procurement and Supply Chain are pleased to be working with a Milton Keynes based client as they seek to recruit an experienced Buyer.
Working with leading manufacturers and suppliers, the business creates innovative engineering solutions used in a wide range of applications.
They are looking for a Buyer to be part of a growing team who collectively procure all the components necessary to create their highly innovative technologies.
Creating a strategy to procure hard to find parts and components, as well as those with long lead times in order to ensure they are available when required.
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
As well as competitive salary, you will receive ongoing personal development, outstanding training opportunities and an excellent benefits package including a Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance and Private Medical Insurance
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