Engineering Buyer

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Colchester, Essex | Ref: BBBH18349


Engineering Buyer

Role Profile

Cast UK are looking to recruit an experienced Engineering Buyer for our Engineering client in Colchester.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the cradle to grave procurement process for all engineered component parts
  • Liaising extensively with Engineering colleagues and suppliers regarding technical queries
  • Issuing RFQs from engineering drawings for electro electrical, cast, machined and mechanical parts
  • Sourcing new suppliers and agreeing commercial terms
  • Delivering cost savings to the business through appropriate sourcing strategies and VAVE activity

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years' purchasing experience in an engineering environment
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Proven commercial acumen
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


Our client is a successful engineering business based in Colchester. The business has some high profile, blue chip businesses amongst their customer base and this current opening within Procurement represents a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer who is looking to further develop their career with a great company that offers excellent benefits for employees.

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Business Change & Transformation, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit

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