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Technical Buyer

  • Location: Glenrothes
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Non-core sector
  • Contact: Shaun Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0141 226 8156
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 01 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 1038586
NRL’s client based in Glenrothes is looking to recruit a Technical Buyer with purchasing experience (ideally international) who will be working within the clients global central purchasing department responsible for supplier sourcing and development for a broad range of production material e.g. steel,machined parts etc

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week

About the role:

  • Integral part of a purchasing team implementing end to end strategic sourcing plans for direct material.
  • Driving cost saving projects within allocated categories to reach assigned targets.
  • Taking into account various factors including cost strategy, quality metrics and delivery time of goods.
  • Taking part in R&D projects for early engagement of suppliers for finalising design & prototype supply.
  • Working Closely with all functions within the business including - Central Purchasing Team, Purchasing Quality, Planner/Buyers and Engineering.

What you will need?

  • Degree level qualification preferred
  • Previous involvement in the set up and delivery of global/international purchasing agreements and strategy.
  • Engineering background, advantage would be in the automotive industry
  • Experience of procuring commodities like raw material
  • A relevant purchasing qualification or membership of CIPS would be a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels and cross functions of the organisation both verbally and written.
  • A working knowledge of automotive quality standard TS 16949 along with QS9000 would also be advantageous.

What’s in it for you?

  • Join a hugely established business in a thriving climate
  • Attractive salary and package on offer