Engineering Buyer

Job Title: Engineering Buyer
Job Reference: BB/Derby/1

Location: Derby
Job Type: Permanent

£30000 - £35000 per annum
Sector: Engineering

Posted 12 days ago

Are you an experienced Engineering Buyer looking to join a well established manufacturing company based in Castle Donington.  My Client are a SME, looking for a Buyer with experience of working within a similar background, buying engineering equipment, liaising with suppliers and negotiating best prices. Offering a salary of £30-35K + Holidays + Pension + Flexi time

If you are interested in this role, please ‘APPLY NOW’

As an Engineering Buyer your role will involve:
  • Reporting to the Operations Manager whilst working alongside a Purchasing Administrator
  • Ensuring all product buying is in line with the production plan, focusing on inventory levels, lead times, quality material cost and delivery performance
  • Building and sustaining effective relationships internally and externally
  • Working closely with Purchasing, Planning and stores team in the forecasting, monitoring and management of stock levels across all materials in line with the production plan
  • Reporting any supply concerns promptly to ensure nothing impacts the projects
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure on time delivery
  • Create and negotiate supplier agreements

As an Engineering Buyer, you will have the following experience:
  • Experienced Engineering Buyer from an SME or Engineering Manufacturing organisation
  • Experience of purchasing various engineering equipment including sheet metal, nuts and bolts etc
  • CIPS qualification is desirable
  • Experience of working within a busy environment, sourcing materials involved within a manufacturing process
  • MRP system knowledge
  • Good understanding of technical parts within a manufacturing process
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Confident and assertive
  • Ability to react to changes in a calm and composed manner
Julie Alton


Julie Alton

Managing Director

I know that it may sound cliché, but recruitment really is my passion. I have worked in Engineering Recruitment since 1993 and always strive to be known for providing quality recruitment solutions. In an industry where reputation is foremost, I have aimed to maintain a high-quality, honest-service approach throughout all of my roles.

In 2000 I was approached to join the Simon Holdings Group, with a view to extending their Technical Recruitment presence into the Midlands, thereby complementing the progress of their Jenrick Engineering brand in the South since 1967.

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T 01283 548121




Or come in and visit our new office here:


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