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  • Job reference: RMS0096854


  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/07/2011
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Job Title: Buyer
Job Location: Cumbria
Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Duration: Permanent
Residency: UK / EU Residents only

The Company:
Our client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions the transmission and distribution industry

The Role:
The objective is to work closely with suppliers & development teams, engineering, manufacturing, product management & sales teams in order to identify and secure as many ‘total cost’ savings as possible, without compromising the secure & timely supply of new products, goods & services to the factories.

To support the Senior Buyer as & when required

Job content:
• Negotiating
• Procuring & expediting specific supplies
• Maintaining information databases
• Current/future supply requirements evaluation
• Measuring supplier performance / improvement
• Stock take auditing
• Representing UK Supply Chain Management in specific project teams

Working conditions:
Team oriented, ‘business-like’ environment in the open plan office at the Workington factory. Working closely with the supply team members. The job requires visits to the shop floor and business trips to suppliers & other factories as necessary.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Good standard of education
Current driving licence

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
To have, or to be working toward, achieving CIPS qualification.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Toni Inkersole at Fircroft on +44 1925 25 3500
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