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Materials Buyer

Job Summary

  • Location Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum + 11% pension, 5 weeks holiday etc...
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 21 September 2023
  • Ref 5709_1695290362

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Job Description

Materials Buyer

Tell me more!
We are looking for a Materials Buyer to join our client in Segensworth who design and manufacture advanced mechanical assemblies into highly regulated and reputable industries around the globe.

As a Materials Buyer, the role will revolve around purchasing metal materials like Aluminium, Brass, and Titanium. You will already have a level of familiarity with some or all of these materials and have a desire to enhance your technical knowledge as you advance in your procurement career.

What will I be doing?
Your confidence and competence as a Buyer will shine through as you become adept in discussing metal grades and specifications. You'll be comfortable engaging in technical conversations regarding material procurement and surface treatments.

Working closely with the engineering teams will allow you to gain a deeper understanding of the products and part technical requirements, further boosting your expertise as a Materials Buyer.

Why join this company?
This company genuinely live and breathe their values which orientate around People, Customer Focus, Integrity, Innovation and Quality. Retention is very important to them, and this reflects in a very low staff turnover. Employee surveys keep them informed from shop floor up and they reward and recognise success and challenge employees to grow within the company, we have multiple examples of fantastic internal promotion within this company!

They strive for all staff to be happy in a positive environment, to deliver a 'Best in Class' service, own accountability, challenge and innovate the norm and to deliver exceptional and consistent performance!

What do I need?

  • Buying/Procurement experience within a manufacturing organisation.
  • An understanding of metal materials / surface treatments.
  • Aptitude, awareness and competency to learn greater technical accountabilities.
  • Strong communication skills to liaise internally and externally to peers and customers.
  • Willingness to want to learn and grow your technical engineering knowledge.
  • The ability to remain self-motivated with a tenacious attitude.

The Package:
Paying up to £35k annually, 11% combined company pension scheme, 5 weeks of leave, life assurance schemes, on-site gym, high street discounts and more…

We want to hear from:
An ambitious Buyer wanting to join a highly reputable client in a growth position. With the ability to work on brand new projects and a can-do attitude to get work done.

If this sounds like you, please hit 'Apply Now' to send your CV to us. If you wish to discuss the role in further detail, please call the Havant office and ask for Lewis.

FPR Group are a recruitment agency acting on behalf of our client.

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Lewis Harrison

Lewis Harrison

I work in the Technical and Engineering team. I am continually adding to my fast-growing knowledge in this field, I thrive on speaking to people every single day, learning more about them and getting

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