Lead Buyer - Engineering

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Loughborough, Leicestershire | Ref: BBBH14777

£25000 - £35000 per annum

Lead Buyer - Engineering

£30,000 - £35,000 + Excellent Benefits

Loughborough, Leicestershire

East Midlands

Role Profile

Exciting new opportunity to join this highly renowned engineering/ manufacturing organisation at their UK headquarters in the East Midlands.

Responsibilities include:

  • Undertake a portfolio of spends; develop a strategy to increase understanding of cost drivers, challenging suppliers to identify continuous supply chain improvement.
  • Support major projects including indirect and direct spends, working within a team environment to meet strict deadlines
  • Support local operational purchasing needs for all manufacturing sites within the UK.
  • Monitoring plans and KPIs to achieve departmental targets.
  • Provide accurate timely, budgetary information, reporting cost movement variation

Skills & Experience

  • 2-3 years' experience working within an engineering/fast pace manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of purchasing direct materials
  • Understanding of commercial contract terms and conditions.
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of best practice purchasing techniques.
  • Able to conduct precise and detailed communications both in oral and written format.
  • Be computer literate with a minimum basic Word and intermediate Spreadsheet capability.
  • Self-motivated & possessing good interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with peers

Client Information

Leading multinational manufacturing organisation based in Loughborough


£30,0000 - £35,000 + Excellent Benefits

About Cast UK

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