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  • Job reference: RMS0221443

Buyer - Mechanical engineering

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Cheshire East, Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/01/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

Are you a Buyer who is growing frustrated in your current role? Would working for a large business in a highly regulated engineering environment provide you with a fresh start in your career?

If so, then a role working for one of Fircroft's global engineering clients could well be worth applying for.

Responsibilities of the role include:

- Purchasing of materials and services utilising the purchasing system
- Build and develop good supplier relationships
- Maintain accurate system data for suppliers and the lead times/batch sizes
- You will ensure that any documentation with goods is requested and received from the supplier
- Be a key stake holder within the purchasing team
- You will responsible for maintenance of the procurement database
- Use your previous industry experience of procurement to find the best possible price

The Company:

Our client are one of the biggest employers in the area and have a blue chip customer base, across heavy mechanical engineering.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

- You must be able to demonstrate the ability to prioritise workloads
- Previous experience of being able to identify weaknesses in the supply chain
- Working knowledge of metals, castings and forgings would be an advantage
- Knowledge of ERP systems

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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