• Job Reference: 40420
  • Salary: Up to £28,000 depending on experience
  • Discipline: Supply Chains & Logistics
  • Location: Washington
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Skills: Assistant Buyer

Assistant Buyer (Washington) – Up to £28,000

 

*Genuine progression opportunities.

*CIPS fully funded.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in cost reduction generation and tracking.
  • Identification of new suppliers, assessments, and sourcing proposals.
  • New part cost negotiation and achievement of target costs for new models.
  • Data analysis and reporting.
  • Establish working relationships with all departments, initiate meetings with engineers to understand new part concepts and design concerns.
  • Supplier management.
  • Establish good product knowledge and understanding of your commodities.

 

The ideal candidate:

  • Come from a high-volume Manufacturing background (desirable)
  • CIPS (Desirable)
  • Excel proficient (Essential)
  • Experience using ERP / MRP systems (Desirable)
  • 2+ years purchasing experience.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

 

Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines. 

  • Supply Chain/Logistics, Management
  • Human Resources
  • Commercial & Finance  
  • Quality - Engineering, Management
  • Design - Engineer, Management
  • Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management
  • Production / Process Engineering
  • Health, Safety & Environmental
  • Project Engineering, Management
  • Leadership and Management

 

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