Buyer |SME |Debry | £25,000 - £30,000
Macildowie have been engaged by one of Derby's most profitable engineering businesses to recruit for an engineering buyer.
After a record breaking year, a vacancy has arisen for a buyer to join the procurement team.
We are looking for an experienced buyer within an engineering environment to help lead the procurement team. Working closely with the procurement manager, you will help deliver the procurement strategy to reduce cost.
Reporting into the Purchasing Manager of the business you will be working within a team responsible for an annual spend of £25m, £20m on direct purchases such as fabrications, valves, cranks and compressors and £5m on indirect spend.
You will be responsible for sourcing items from the UK, Europe and also finished goods from the Far East, negotiating with suppliers and driving forward savings within each of the commodity areas.
You will also be responsible for meeting with and gaining buy in from internal and external stake/budget holders of the business typically from middle management up to director level. So you will need to me a confident and persuasive communicator.
We're looking for a candidate with a strong background in engineering procurement, you will know your way around a technical drawing, have a good knowledge of commodities such as steel and aluminium and be able to work closely with engineers.
You will also be commercial. You've got to be able to identify potential cost saving opportunities and then employ creative cost saving strategies to achieve them.
Why this opportunity?
This is an opportunity to play a leading role within a successful procurement department to build your career in an environment which prioritises learning and success.
£25,000 - £30,000 Starting Salary
If this sounds like a bit of you, then please get in touch, email me your CV and salary expectations or give me a call on 0115 947 0200. Let's start the conversation and let's see if we can find you your dream move. I'm looking forward to speaking to you.
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