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Croydon, London
£40,000 to £45,000
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
Our client is a leading engineering company that provides engineering services to the Rail, Transport and Commercial Vehicle sectors. They are currently seeking a Buyer to join their team in Croydon. The Role: To effectively source new suppliers for new parts and new services ensuring compliance with rail standards Purchase parts for planned demand through MRP System. Prepare / issue requests for proposals, quotations, purchase orders to suppliers in accordance with operating procedures liaising with the Quality Department where required Support complex / high value negotiations by gathering and interpreting data from existing and potential suppliers and by participating in internal customer or supplier meetings Drive/direct critical activities with suppliers to ensure quality, delivery for product/services achieve customer requirements, whilst maintaining effective supplier relations Identify cost saving opportunities, implement plans to achieve and manage through to fruition Liaise with internal customers, suppliers and other departments to chase up / advise on progress of activities to achieve on-time delivery to the required specification Be an integral part of project teams delivering complex rail projects Liaise with our parent company in Germany regularly as they are the main supplier of parts Carry out routine purchasing of day-to-day consumables as well as Fixed Asset Capital purchasing. The Candidate: HNC/HND/Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing processes or Business Administration, desirable but not essential. Ideally will have or be studying towards CIPS qualifications Must have engineering/manufacturing background High level of PC literacy; especially in Excel. Experience of an ERP system essential, Navision ERP system desirable (but not essential as training will be given) Experience of initiating, negotiating, finalising and formalising product procurement Knowledge of value chain management, as well as procurement and supply management principles and practices Must possess a strong customer service orientation and sense of urgency Ability to travel throughout the UK with some European travel The Package: Offering up to £45k, plus bonus (up to 7%), private medical, private dental and 6% employer pension
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  • Job Reference: 717197162-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Mansell Recruitment Group
    Mansell Recruitment Group
  • Location: Croydon, London
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus, healthcare & dental
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent