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Engineering Commodity Buyer

Engineering Buyer – 3 Positions–– Inside IR35 – Immediate Start
£30-£32k p/a or £15-£17p/h Umbrella
Realistic Chance of Permanent Roles – 6 Months Minimum
Machinery and Manufacturing Sector – Reading Engineering Drawings
Based Southwest Birmingham with Remote Working & Hybrid Working Confirmed when Covid Restrictions are Lifted
Precision is pleased to be working for a global business who specialise in the design and manufacture of complex, bespoke machinery used in a variety of sectors including the process, power, and food industries.  Due to a combination of winning new orders and conducting an extensive new product development phase we are looking to recruit three temporary buyers, each for a minimum of 6 months, with a realistic chance of the roles becoming permanent.
What the role will involve:

- Working within their ERP/MRP systems you will be buying commodities for a variety of projects and orders, through a pre-existing supply chain.
- You will be buying a variety of components and parts from fabrications to bolts, and electrical components to conveyors.
- Working within a pre-defined buying process you will also get involved in expediting through the supply chain when needed.
- You will also be the point of contact for the suppliers you have ordered through.

There are established channels to manage up any issues.
- Working in the office for the first 2-4 weeks to be properly inducted, the role will then move to remote working, with 2 days a week in the office on a rota basis.
- The company have confirmed that they will adopt a hybrid working pattern after Covid restrictions have been lifted.

This will be 2 days a week at home and 3 in the office.

What we are looking for in the Candidate:

- Buying experience, ideally within a manufacturing / engineering environment.
- Knowledgeable and proficient in using ERP/MRP systems – this could be MS Dynamics, SAP, JDE etc.
- Ideally experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings would be a real advantage.

What we can offer the successful candidate:

- A 6 month contract with a realistic chance of a permanent role (70%+) at the end of the initial period.
- Training on their ERP/MRP system and their products.
- £30-£32k competitive salary, plus paid holiday.
- A desk in the office as well as remote working and confirmed hybrid working post Covid restrictions.

For more information, please hit the apply button, or email me at and I will call you back.

  • Start: 22/07/2021
  • Duration: 6 MONTH
  • Rate: £15 to £17 Per: hour
  • Location: Birmingham,England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Precision Recruitment UK Ltd
  • Contact: Chris Deverson
  • Tel: 0116 254 5411
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: V-56958
  • Posted: 2021-07-22 14:26:46 -

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