Senior Buyer - Mechanical & Mouldings

  • Job Reference: N6030-627S
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2018
  • Location: Marlow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Executive Positions, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Senior Buyer - Mechanical & Mouldings


Our client is looking to recruit a Senior Buyer within Mechanical & Mouldings. The successful candidate should have a Mechanical buying background, you would be working within a team of 8 buyers and purchasing managers and will be involved in the Day to transactional buying of mechanical products, the successful candidate Must have a mechanical background not electronics and ideally Manufacturing / Aerospace experience.


The role is to create, develop and implement sourcing strategies for the Mechanical and Mouldings commodity to support the business unit. Lead category business Supply Chain Transformation goals in vendor reduction, monitoring and optimization. Ensure the effective procurement of materials, components, major work packages and services within the category for the Business Unit & for any related new products. Work with relevant internal stakeholders and suppliers to drive procurement operational excellence.  Please note the successful candidate must have a mechanical buying background and have a mechanical background not electronics and ideally Manufacturing / Aerospace experience. Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire


As a Senior Buyer - Mechanical & Mouldings your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 

Experience working in a supply chain organisation. 

Previous experience as a buyer within a manufacturing company is an advantage.

A degree in business, operations, supply chain, or related field.

Experiencing of influencing and/or negotiating.

Experience of supplier relationship management.

Technical knowledge of the Mechanical commodity.

Ability to work to financial and time-sensitive constraints.

CIPS certification is desirable


Senior Buyer - Mechanical & Mouldings

Location:  Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Salary:  Competitive salary plus bonus and extensive company benefits