• Location

    Harwell, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Nuclear Engineering, Project Management & Controls

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    circa £30 / hour

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Smirthwaite

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    almost 5 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Buyer: 12month Contract, Oxfordshire, rate c£30.0/hour   
Key Skills: Buyer, Engineering, Excellent IT skills (MS Office) SC Level Security Level req’d
Dead Line for Applications: 10/08/16

The Role:
Buyer to take responsibility for the procurement of materials and equipment to support both production and projects.

To create, process, expedite and place purchase orders with suppliers in-line with demand using Agresso, A2B and other business systems.
Determine order demands from Production Schedules, Project, Engineering, and Maintenance Programmes.
Manage critical spares and obsolescence requirements.
Maintain and update purchase order progress spreadsheets & programmes with accurate delivery dates, committed and actual spend.
Manage goods inwards, third party and receipt inspections. Report status of open purchase orders, non-conforming material returns, reconciliation of receipts and confirmation of invoices in accordance with company procedure.
Ensure that suppliers are in receipt of current purchase orders and specifications and all subsequent revisions.
Manage manufacturing issues, production permits and concessions.
Build strong working relationships and communications with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

The Candidate:
You will be an experienced Buyer with a min 5 years experience of buying/purchasing within an engineering or production environment.
You will have experience of the following: 
Experience within a fast paced procurement environment.
Excellent communication & negotiation skills.
Excellent IT skills including MS Office
Good working knowledge of Agresso preferred but not essential.
Enthusiastic and able to work effectively as part of a team.
Able to multi-task and manage own time effectively.
Able to work under pressure and to set deadlines.
Demonstrate a flexible attitude towards all types of work.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: Kathryn Smirthwaite

Wilde Recruitment – Engineering Recruitment