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Technical Purchasing Engineer - Wiltshire

£28,000 - £36,000 per annum plus benefits - Engineering
Ref: 80 Date Posted: Tuesday 01 May 2018
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Job Title:                            Technical Purchasing Engineer

Term:                                  Permanent

Location:                            Swindon

Salary:                                £28,000 - £36,000 DOE

Sector:                               Mechanical Engineering


Technical Purchasing Engineer Job Responsibilities

Our client is looking to strengthen the team by recruiting for a position focusing on developing short term and future Engineering procurement strategy for line improvement projects and future projects.   

The role includes:-

  • New supplier investigation & development
  • Supporting group Leader with all Group business plan activity
  • Working with Engineering planning groups to understand future project requirements
  • Compiling cost spreadsheets for cost comparison activity, and developing cost down strategy.
  • Liaising with other Honda departments with regards to spec, delivery schedules, trials, cost etc.
  • All day to day purchasing group activity


Technical Purchasing Engineer Requirements


Essential skills required are:

  • Experience in tooling manufacture.
  • Understanding of Body in white accuracy.
  • Must be able to present clearly to Senior Management and have good communication skill at all levels.
  • Understanding of engineering drawings paper and Cad.
  • Flexibility to support other projects as workload demands.                      
  • Computer literate in MS word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Flexible and adaptable to constantly changing requirements of the business.
  • Recognized relevant Engineering qualifications.
  • Recognized relevant Business study qualifications.

Desirable Skills Requires are:

  • Recognised relevant purchasing qualifications. (CIPS)
  • Project Management experience.
  • Flexible approach to work with a willingness to work weekends if required. And to support other team members if required .  
  • Willingness to travel overseas, possibly long periods and at short notice.     
  • Demonstrable experience of problem solving & implementation of countermeasures.