This job has been posted for more than 30 working days and has expired.


The Company:

Blue chip supplier of drive technology and engineered services.

Comprehensive range of equipment is applicable to a wide range of industries including oil and gas, mining, rail and more.

The company has a strong and well-funded R&D strategy, encompassing market driven, product development and blue sky technology research.

The Role of the Buyer

To operate as a key member of the purchasing team.

Checking the MRP messages on a regular basis and placing the orders accordingly, to cover demand and safety stock requirement.

Ensure promised dates and planned dates for parts are accurate and meet requirements by regular liaison with internal and external suppliers.

Updating materials requirements and usage trackers to provide ordering information for the Purchasing Team.

Dealing directly with project teams to ensure all parts requirements are clearly understood, regularly monitored for accuracy and up to date information.

Dealing directly with workshop supervision and stores to ensure consumable materials are available at the right time.

Highlighting potential material issues well in advance of them becoming critical to allow Project Management and Purchasing Team to rectify.

Managing supplier NCR process including root cause feedback and credit notes for parts rejected and returned.

Liaise with quality on any materials that fail to meet requirements ensuring that good quality replacements are made available in time to maintain project schedules.

Consult with end users within the Company to ensure that supplied materials are fully responsive to the specified need and fully supportive of all quality requirements.

Co-ordination with Engineering on any engineering change matters, that may impact the suitability of materials procured for the project to ensure.

Ensure inventory levels are optimised whilst ensuring availability of materials.

Develop existing supplier relationships and establish new suppliers as required.

Benefits of the Buyer


Company pension


Annual Bonus

Excellent staff facilities

The Ideal Person for the Buyer

Experience of working in an Engineering (mechanical) environment is essential.

Experience of purchasing from subcontract manufacturing companies is essential.

Understanding of engineering drawings.

High level of PC literacy; especially in Excel.?

Experience of an ERP system essential, Navision ERP system desirable (but not essential as training will be given.

Experience of initiating, negotiating, finalising and formalising product procurement.

Must possess a strong customer service orientation and sense of urgency whilst working in an organised manner.

Ability to travel throughout the UK.

Commitment and ability to work accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Good analysis and communication (written and oral) skills essential.

If you think the role of Buyer is for you, apply now!

Consultant: Greta Sabalyte


Tel no.

0208 397 4114

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

About On Target

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

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Full Time
  • Rate: £38000 - £44000 Per Annum Company Pension, Dental, Annual Bonus, Excellent staff facilitie
  • Location: Croydon, Epsom, Wimbledon, Beckenham, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: On Target Recruitment Ltd
  • Tel: 0208 397 4114
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: OTRGRS191023
  • Posted: 2023-10-19 16:14:34 -

  • View all Jobs from On Target Recruitment Ltd