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Project Buyer

Salary £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
Location Rugby, Warwickshire
Job Type Contract Jobs
Job Ref HQ00045648
Published 23 days ago

Job Description

Category: Buyer Jobs/ Jobs in Procurement/ Purchasing Jobs
Project Buyer
Manufacturing/ Engineering
Competitive rates

Macildowie are working with a leading manufacturer in Rugby who are looking for an engineering buyer to work on a number of exciting projects. As Project Buyer, you will be working closely with the engineering and project departments, sourcing materials and driving down costs.

A key part of this role will be your ability to communicate and engage with various stakeholders within the business. You'll be expected to hold regular meetings, produce reports and liaise with various departments to ensure projects are completed on time.


As a Project Buyer you will manage a broad range of purchasing spend areas which will requite you to work closely with Engineers to understand requirements. You will source items and be involved with supplier negotiations.

>Assist internal/external customers in the development of project sourcing strategies
>Monitor relevant SAP requisitions and Visual Manufacturing Dispatch Lists to identify items for procurement. Ensure that all items for procurement are within the relevant budget and comply with all appropriate strategies and rules of thumb.
>Utilise and assist in the development of new purchasing tools such as global sourcing and E-Procurement. Identify the VMF for items, within the vendor base and new resourcing opportunities through market research or by other means.
>Liaise with the Purchasing Manager with respect to any potential resourcing opportunities.
>Initiate, develop and maintain good supplier relationships, including arranging face-to- face meetings as appropriate.
>Use SAP to identify expedite needs, and investigate any invoice, cost or quality queries.
>Attend project reviews as required, equipped with all relevant delivery information.
>Carry out any ad-hoc tasks as required by the Purchasing Manager.
>Ensure that suppliers are working within the code of ethics and to the company terms and conditions.
>Complete quotation packs


>Project buying experience
>Strong communication skills
>Experience leading internal meetings
>Exposure to various purchasing tools
>Strong negotiation skills

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