Location Gloucester
Job-type Permanent
Salary £35k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Contact Paul Furlong
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Email paul.furlong.32FC37D03.0@applybe.com
Reference 98880

Job Title: Technical Buyer

Location: Gloucester 

Pay Range/details: £35000 to £40000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent 

Technical Buyer

An exciting opportunity has arisen with my client. They are a successful Manufacturing company that are offering a stable and lucrative career in their purpose built facilty near Gloucester. They require a Technical Buyer to ensure that parts are procured to meet production needs from a cost, quality, and delivery perspective with a primary focus on parts made to specifications.

The successful candidate for the Technical Buyer vacancy is expected to perform all key tasks in the procurement process including the generation of suitable commodity strategies, selection and approval of suppliers, order placement, parts expediting and the resolution of any queries relating to purchase orders placed.

Key Responsibilities:

 Source parts from suitable suppliers to meet the commercial and technical needs of the business.

  • Place purchase orders and expedite them to fulfil MRP and project demand.
  • Develop and manage suppliers for assigned commodities to ensure key performance levels are achieved.
  • Develop commodity strategies to ensure capacity, capability, quality, cost and supply chain risk are understood.
  • Develop packages of work and awarding contracts.
  • Perform supplier approval activities as required.
  • Maintain MRP part and purchase order information.
  • Ensure invoice queries are resolved in a timely manner to allow payment to be released in line with agreed terms.
  • Resolve quality issues with closure of corrective and preventative actions.
  • Effectively communicate with other departments including production, design, stores and accounts.
  • To identify opportunities for process, productivity and quality improvements by highlighting issues to management.
  • To adhere to and always apply all workplace management and rules consistently.
  • To actively participate in improvement projects as required.
  • Develop effective relationships with all internal and external stakeholder, customers and suppliers to ensure best outcomes

 

 Qualifications & Requirements – Technical Buyer 

  • Have a minimum of 3-years purchasing within engineering environment with a broad knowledge of engineering commodities.
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical drawings and specifications.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes for a range of commodities.
  • Be able to react to changing requirements and the vision to plan supply chains for upcoming requirements.
  • Proven effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems.   

 

What we can offer – Technical Buyer 

  • They offer competitive rates of pay and an excellent benefits package
  • They offer job security and stability, as they have a sustainable client base.
  • Potential career progression.
  •  They promote a positive, approachable and welcoming culture throughout the company.

For further details, please contact Paul Furlong by email on paul.furlong@omegaresource.co.uk – or by phone on 01453 829 789.

Omega Resource Group are an employment agency specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Oil & Gas, Construction and Manufacturing sectors. We are always seeking Engineering Staff, Senior Managers, Skilled and Semi-Skilled Machinists, Mechanical Fitters, Electrical Fitters, Quality Engineers, Materials Science Engineers, Maintenance Engineers, Electronics Engineers, Test Technicians, Technical Authors, Electricians and Laboratory Technicians to name but a few.  For more details visit our website www.omegaresource.co.uk

Omega Resource Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

 

Omega Resource Group is an employment agency specialising in opportunities at all levels within the Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Defence, Scientific, Oil & Gas, Construction and Manufacturing sectors. 

 

Candidates who are currently a procurement manager, senior buyer or a Manufacturing Buyer may be suitable for this position

 

Omega Resource Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.