01952 299844

Technical Buyer , Ludlow

Up to £40,000 – depending on experience | Ref: AA24269

Contract: Permanent

First advertised: Wednesday, 3 Nov, 2021


Amanda Anderson

Area: Ludlow

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £40,000 – depending on experience

Hours: Monday to Friday – 40 hrs per week

Reference: AA24269

Date added to website: Wednesday, 3 Nov, 2021


We are working with a very well-established and highly prestigious company in the Ludlow area who are recruiting for an experienced Technical Buyer to support the Purchasing activities within the business in managing all aspects of supply and demand and oversee a small team of Buyers.

The Technical Buyer will be responsible for:

  • Act as a senior member of the department and oversee a small team of Buyers
  • Managing all aspects of materials supply into and through the business
  • Purchasing and expediting materials and parts according to production schedule
  • Supplier liaison and building relationships with new and existing
  • Managing all negotiations around supplier T&C's
  • Monitor supplier performance and manage and non-conformances
  • Analysing inventory and controlling stock levels ensuring effective levels for the business
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities to improve purchasing procedures and increase efficiency
  • Play an active role in NPI from a procurement perspective

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in a senior purchasing / Senior Buyer / Purchasing Supervisor role where you have overseen more junior members of the team
  • Must have previous experience buying for a manufacturing or engineering business
  • A strong understanding and experience with MRP/ ERP systems
  • A strong understanding and knowledge of engineering would be ideal
  • A CIPS qualification or working towards would be beneficial
  • Must be computer literate, communicate accurately and effectively
  • Previous and proven experience of cost saving activities

The application process:

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.