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Job Title: Project Buyer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Workington, Cumbria
Salary: £23000/annum Plus additional benefits
Company: CV-Library
Category: Engineering
Benefits: Plus additional benefits

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Job Description: We are looking to recruit an experienced Buyer, ideally with experience of working in a manufacturing / engineering environment for our client based in Workington, who are leader within their Industry.

The role will be to source all items required by the Project Team within this award winning business, in accordance with procedures, and to best possible commercial terms.

The salary is £23,000, but is negotiable dependent on experience.

Key Accountabilities

Negotiate agreements for the supply of goods and services to meet project requirements at optimum costs.
Source items as necessary to ensure that all relevant items/services are available to deliver all projects on time, and at minimum cost.
Identify new and alternative sources of supply to avoid over dependence on too few suppliers and maintain market competitiveness.
Support the monitoring of supplier performance to ensure that they confirm to the conditions of contract and that they remain as viable businesses capable of meeting the company's needs.
Initiate and negotiate annual contracts for specified goods and services to provide project engineers with call off facilities that meet their needs cost effectively.
Liaise with Project Engineers, Stores, and Operational personnel to gain a full understanding of their needs and brief them on improved sources of supply.Qualifications and Skills


Experience working in a purchasing environment

Negotiating of major contracts

Excellent communication and attention to detail


Engineering Degree or Equivalent Practical Experience

Experience in a manufacturing / engineering environment (nuclear would be an advantage)

Member of Relevant Professional Institute or willing to work towards

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