Job description
  • Selby, North Yorkshire, England
  • Permanent,
  • Procurement / buying,
  • Buyer 2
  • 04/07/2024
Job description

Buyer Procurement

Selby, North Yorkshire

£35,000 - £43,000 per annum

Commutable from York, Leeds, Castleford, Garforth, Sherburn in Elmet, Tadcaster

Permanent Office Based role.

Work Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, with office hours between 8.30 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday

Are you an experienced Technical Engineer with a background in mechanical and or electrical components procurement in the engineering or manufacturing sector?

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking for a Technical Engineer to oversee the purchasing of technical goods and services. Working alongside the procurement office, you will ensure all suppliers and subcontractors deliver in alignment with our company's requirements. This role is pivotal to maintaining operational efficiency.

The role is office based in Selby, North Yorkshire

If you possess strong negotiation skills, IT proficiency and can stay composed under pressure, this could be a great opportunity!

The Role

In this role, you'll experience a dynamic and fast-paced environment that can be challenging yet incredibly rewarding. If you thrive under pressure and value a friendly and collaborative workplace culture, we encourage you to apply. This is your opportunity to join a dedicated team as a Technical Buyer and make a significant impact on our business operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate and sustain professional relationships with our suppliers and subcontractors to continuously enhance cost-effectiveness, quality, and continuity of supply.
  • Assist in building a supplier database to support the business
  •  Identify and source components based on quality and price
  • Collect data and report supplier KPIs, manage non-conformance and always work on continual improvement across the supply chain
  • Working closely with our Technical Department supporting ongoing projects on all aspects of procurement.
  • Understands price analysis and can interrogate the Suppliers price to determine value for money
  • Collaborate closely with suppliers and subcontractors to expedite deliveries, ensuring that promised shipment dates are met and disruptions to our production schedule are minimised.
  • Comply with the Management System requirements for Health and Safety ensuring others work to company and policies and procedures
  • Comply with Risk Assessments, Method Statements and the Health and Safety Management System
  • Ensure compliance with the management systems requirement for the Environment and Quality by working to company policies and procedures
  •  Undertake additional responsibilities and tasks as required

Skills/Experience

  • A proven background in buying electrical and mechanical components in the engineering or manufacturing sector.
  • Professional Certifications / Member of CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply)
  • Proficiency in negotiation at all levels, with a track record of securing favourable terms and conditions.
  • Proficiency in IT systems, knowledge of SAP would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-working skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and external partners.
  • A systematic, logical, and organised approach to managing a high-volume workload.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and maintain professionalism, particularly during urgent and critical procurement situations.
  • It would be beneficial to be able to read engineering drawings or BOM and identify critical aspects of a specification
  • Ability to provide quality information within deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Benefits

  • Work Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, with office hours between 8.30 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday
  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays, free parking, death in service benefit, company pension & Employee Wellbeing programme

If you would like to apply for the role of Buyer then please email your CV to debbie.gough@hawk-3.com  or call Deb on 07557803946

Closing date is 4.8.24 Please note this could change subject to suitable applications.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are acting as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

If this role is permanent, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment business. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy