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  • Job Reference:957262CR_1533743639

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Engineering

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Surrey

  • Job Title: Senior Buyer - Engineering/Technology

  • Job Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum

Posted On: 8th August 2018

A brand new opportunity working for a global technology and engineering business to work in the group procurement team to looking after engineering spend. This is a fast paced role that gives a mix of larger spend, strategic projects as well as some fast paced quick turnaround projects.

This role would suit someone who can credibly advise engineers and technology stakeholders, by understanding technical drawings and suggesting alternative or improved suppliers from knowing the market.

Role and responsibilities:

* Proactive procurement expert sourcing a number of engineering related materials
* Complex projects tenders for key technology roll-outs
* Re-evaluate and re-negotiate existing contracts
* Negotiate with suppliers on multi-million pound projects
* Analyse current spend in designated categories to understand new project opportunities
* Ensuring best service and quality for the business with a commercial view

Experience and requirements:

* Proven procurement experience within a manufacturing or engineering environment
* Analytical mind, with an attention to detail
* Confident negotiating with key suppliers, as well as all levels of stakeholder
* Hit the ground running from scratch and be able to juggle multiple projects
* Understand timescales and deadlines, ensuring quality of work
* Degree educate or MCIPS preferable, but not essential

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