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— Senior Engineering Buyer

Senior Engineering Buyer

Location: Billingham, Co Durham

Contract Type: Temporary

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Aug 28th, 2020

Ref: KA783522

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Engineering Buyer to work with one of our major Clients in Billingham, initially working from home with a view to being based at the Clients offices towards the end of the year.  Starting as soon as possible with a minimium duration of December 2020, 37.5 per week - Mon / Thursday 8:00am - 16:35pm & Friday 08:00am-15:10pm.

The successful candidate will be required to professionally procure engineering services and materials and will have experience of working in a commercial environment, ideally with experience of engineering procurement.     

Duties to include;

  • Maintain an up to date analysis of the engineering services and contract plans
  • Determine sourcing strategies for engineering services and equipment that meet the needs of the business
  • Formulate enquiries, evaluate bids, and negotiate with suppliers’ appropriate commercial contracts ensuring all legal requirements are met
  • Develop key performance metrics (KPIs) to drive contract improvements
  • Manage supplier relationships through the contract life cycle by leading reviews, writing up minutes and assigning follow up actions 
  • Manage payment terms with suppliers, considering price, cash flow requirements, financing costs for both parties etc


  • Experience of contract and schedule construction with a firm understanding of contract law/T&Cs 
  • CIPS level 4 or higher is desirable 
  • Must be able to work well and deliver when under extreme time pressures 

Want to know more about this role?
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01642 702 690


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