• Location

    Horsham, West Sussex

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Culhane

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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An excellent opportunity for a Buyer to join an fast paced, growing Manufacturing business. The role will be based in Horsham and will be responsible for buying of a range of complex materials and services.

Key Responsibilities of Buyer:

  • Working closely with engineering staff to procure components and related parts.
  • Buying of anything from metals, machined parts to chemicals.
  • Communicate complex technical specifications by engineering teams into RFI and RFQ packs.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions with vendors with objective to beat target price.
  • Prepare and publish BoM and maintain.
  • Supply relationships internally and externally to improve cost, quality and supply.
  • Working to very strict and tight deadlines.
  • Track supplier PPAPs to ensure on time delivery.
  • Resolve Quality and delivery issues for components.


  • Experience of reading and interpreting technical drawings
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • Understanding of procurement regulations.
  • Experience within Automotive or similar manufacturing environment
  • High level of Excel.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • British Passport required due to security clearance.

This role would suit a candidate with experience in the following roles; Buyer, Junior Buyer, Technical Buyer, Purchasing, Commodity Buyer, Project Buyer.