Technical Buyer Ref# V-56644

  • South West, Poole, UK
  • £10000 - £100000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • V-56644

Technical Buyer

We are currently partnering with a global engineering group who deliver innovative engineering solutions to large global markets including iron and steel, oil and gas, petrochemical and automation.  A well-established business who over time have established a strong international reputation for excellence and innovation.

This business continues to demonstrate a healthy financial performance and proudly encourage employee progression and development. Our client is now currently looking for a Technical Buyer to join the team.


As Technical Buyer you will play a critical role within the business, sourcing the correct services and products at the right time and price in line Material Requirement Planning requirements. 

Key responsibilities as Technical Buyer

  • Purchasing components as required and directed in line with requirements generated via the MRP system, ensuring that OTIF requirements are fully achieved.
  • Review MRP rescheduling requirements and make informed decisions from outcome.
  • Contribute to and lead supplier negotiations, with the support of the Purchasing Team Leader and Purchasing Manager
  • Analyse BOM’s and engineering drawings to understand key manufacturing requirements.
  • Represent purchasing in internal cross functional project meetings.
  • Ensure all purchase activities are completed in a controlled and professional.
  • Visit suppliers to establish core strengths and build sound and professional supplier relationships.

Experience as Technical Buyer

  • 4 GCSE’s grade C and above including English and Maths
  • Significant experience in a similar Purchasing role within a technical engineering environment
  • Hols CIPS Level 4 or studying towards CIPS
  • Experience of pull systems like Kanban
  • Skilled in reading Engineering drawings
  • Excellent negotiator
  • Analytical
  • Methodical and organised in the execution of work
  • Proficient in IT

Benefits for Technical Buyer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Ongoing training & Development
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working

This is a full-time permanent position for the successful Technical Buyer. For more information simply apply now or call Alison on 07483 025038 or



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