Machining/Tooling Buyer

West Midlands Region
220.00 - 260.00 GBP Daily + GBP220 - GBP260/day
11 Aug 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Machining/Tooling Buyer - Technical Purchasing/Procurement Buyer - Machining/Machined Components & Tooling

We are looking for an experienced Machining/Tooling Buyer to join a leading brand name in engineering design and development. Based in the South Midlands, this is a long term project that will suit a dynamic and driven Machining/Tooling Buyer with a strong technical understanding of engineering principles and machined components.

The successful candidate will be responsible for commodity sourcing, development and implementation of new and existing suppliers, with a key focus on cost reduction.

Due to the nature of this industry, this role operates in a very demanding and fast paced environment. It is important that any applicant brings experience working under pressure and to tight deadlines.

The role is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leading names in the industry, on a pioneering project of modern engineering design and development (signed off until 2019).

All suitable candidates must bring the following experience:

- Experience working in a fast paced and demanding environment/industry (i.e. Automotive, Formula 1)
- Expertise in Machining/Tooling Procurement, with a technical appreciation of engineering (machining or tooling technical ability is a strong preference)
- Knowledge of engineering products (an ability to read engineering drawings is a strong preference).
- Flexibility to work on a demanding project
- Strong negotiation skills and a proven track record in significant cost reduction

For more information please contact Henry Morrow