Buyer - Engineering - Up to £32k

Engineering components
Manufacturing companies
South East
Up to £32k, Pension, 25+8, Healthcare, 5% bonus

The Job

The Company:

  • Market leader of engineering components, a genuine blue chip manufacturer
  • They have an excellent customer support team lots of experience and support to help new staff
  • Excellent working atmosphere - Focussed on quality rather than volume
  • Recruiting a customer service representatives to offer maternity cover

The Role:

  • The position is working in a very modern office in Milton Keynes, with core working hours of 8.30am until 5pm with 1 hour for lunch.
  • Key activity is sourcing a range of commodities for engineering MRO manufacturing
  • Managing supplier relationships – to include negotiating supplier pricing and performance agreements, performance monitoring and issue resolution
  • Reporting and presenting cost savings to internal stakeholders.

The Ideal Person:

  • Strong procurement background
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Experience of vendor management
  • CIPS is desirable but not essential

Consultant: Tim Williams


Tel no. 0208 397 4114

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

About On Target

On Target Recruitment is now recognised as one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies, with the business having grown significantly since its creation in 1994.

At On Target, we specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Building Services, Medical & Scientific, and Commercial & Industrial Solutions sectors, enabling our consultants to become experts in their market sector. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.

The roles our sector based teams recruit for include: sales executive jobs, sales engineer jobs, national account manager jobs, business development manager jobs, field sales jobs, retail sales manager jobs, project engineer jobs, design engineer jobs, applications engineer jobs, maintenance engineer jobs, project manager jobs, service engineer jobs, marketing manager jobs, product manager jobs, brand manager jobs, customer service manager jobs, and export manager jobs.

The Construction sector includes: Plumbing, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Ceilings, Flooring, Fabrics, Building Materials, Coatings, Appliances, Kitchens, Roofing, Glazing systems, Doors, Drainage, Tools, Plant and Equipment.

The Building Services sector includes: Lighting, Lighting Controls, Electrical Switchgear and Accessories, Electrical, Heating, Ventilation, Air conditioning, Controls, Valves, Fire, Security, Renewables, BMS.

The Engineering sector includes: Capital Equipment, Control and Automation, Electronic, Energy, Fluid Power, Industrial, Instrumentation, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Power Transmission and Pumps & Valves.

The Medical & Scientific sector includes: Medical Devices, Medical Consumables, Orthopaedics, Urology, Cardiac, Laboratory Equipment, Consumables and Services.

The Commercial & Industrial Solutions sector includes: Office Supplies and Equipment, Logistics, Catering, Food Service, Janitorial Supplies, Gases, Chemicals, Materials Handling, Work Wear, Lubricants, Abrasives.