Senior Technical Buyer

£32,000-£37,000 pa + Benefits
1 week ago


We are delighted to be recruiting for a Senior Technical Buyer with experience with Electro/Mechanical components to join our Farnham based clients. Working for a global organisation with a rich history in designing and manufacturing for industrial plants the Senior Technical Buyer will work closely with the Head of Procurement.

Salary £32-37K depending on experience

Key responsibilities for the Senior Technical Buyer include;

  • Consolidation of supply base and supplier reduction programme
  • Find, audit, qualify and manage good quality suppliers with long term agreements
  • Fully resolve supply issues
  • Ensure a competitive purchase, benchmarking and negotiating at every opportunity
  • Compare incoming quotes to identify best supply
  • Generate supplier confidentiality with service level agreements
  • Update MTMS once new supplier is selected including lead time, codes, prices and batch sizes
  • Ensure the receipt of high-quality goods conform to specification
  • Develop and maintain good Supplier Relationship Management at all times


The ideal Senior Technical Buyer will need the following;

  • Experience with Electro/Mechanical components
  • Proven cost savings
  • Have a focus on customer service and continuity of supply
  • Commercially aware with Improvement to supplier quality
  • Excellent verbal/written English
  • Computer literate in MS Office especially Excel and Word
  • Have excellent administration skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Full clean driving licence and flexibility to travel globally
  • Ability to use cost comparison techniques
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