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  • Job reference: RMS0217824

Senior Buyer - Mechanical engineering

  • Sector: Other
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (21/11/19)
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The Role:
Are you a Senior Buyer looking for a new role in a challenging but rewarding environment? Are you looking to deliver excellent procurement services as a core member of my clients newly formed team?

In this role, you will be entirely responsible for working closely with both the design and engineering teams to fully understand requirements and drive down the cost of supplies where possible.

Other responsibilities of the role include:

- Drafting and applying commercial contracts
- Analysing and improving supplier performance where needed
- Work with suppliers to help drive down lead times
- Look after third party logistics
- Manage on-going contracts and monitoring expediting throughout the process
- Provide advice on procurement matters across the whole business

The Company:
- Our client is a highly profitable manufacturer of bespoke mechanical products. They supply into a wide range of industries and are working on a number of high profile projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- MCIPs or equivalent qualifications
- Extensive experience of working across the supply chain to drive down costs
- Knowledge of supply market analysis, supplier selection or contract drafting
- The ability to work in a fast moving environment and rapidly changing role
- Knowledge of legal contracts and framework agreements

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- An engineering degree would make you a stand out choice for the role

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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