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Engineering Buyer

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Ifor Williams Trailers is Britain’s leading trailer manufacturer, operating at four advanced manufacturing sites across North Wales, in a variety of disciplines.

Following an unprecedent response from customers to our recent new Product Launch, we are looking for high calibre individuals, to join our enthusiastic manufacturing team, in a variety of equally important roles. We are gearing up to supply our much sought after newly released products to our customers all over the world.

We expect our employees to be committed, enthusiastic and professional individuals that want to make a difference.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in joining our team and have the attributes we are looking for, then we would like to hear from you. Please apply in complete confidence by ringing Katie Davies on 01490 412 626 and requesting a Company Application Form.

Our business hours are 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

Position: Engineering Buyer

Location: Across all sites.

Role type: Permanent.


As an Engineering Buyer at Ifor Williams Ltd you will be working as an essential member of the Procurement team.

More Details:

As an Engineering Buyer you will have proven experience and knowledge in engineering, procurement, and operations. As an Engineering Buyer at Ifor Williams we are looking for individuals that are detail orientated, ambitious, driven to achieve results, and are able to work collaboratively in a team and independently.

Key Responsibilities:

·Review engineering changes regarding materials, suppliers, stocks

·Choosing appropriate suppliers for purchasing

·Take responsibility of sourcing, purchasing and delivery of materials and equipment including the raising and issuing of purchase orders to suppliers

·Undertake industry research

·Negotiation of pricing and commercial contract agreements to ensure optimal cost and mitigated risk

·Build and develop key relationships with suppliers to achieve maximum reliability

·Build and develop effective working relationships with Design, Engineering, and Manufacturing business partners

·Manage day to day procurement activities both internally and externally with suppliers and reporting on performance metrics

·Maintain accurate system data

·Reviewing cost performance – adding value to the company by driving cost savings

·Contributing to the overall Purchasing and Materials Management team strategy and deliverables


Key Requirements:

·Previous experience in an Engineering/Manufacturing environment

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·Strong interpersonal skills both internal/external

·Ability to liaise with suppliers on negotiating and quotations

·Proficiency in Microsoft packages

·Ability to organise and prioritise workloads

·Willingness to be flexible to meet business needs

·Ideally understand Engineering drawings

·Qualifications MCIPS or APICS or those qualified by experience and Graduates

Key Behaviours and Competencies:

·Ability to interact effectively with both internal and external stakeholders

·Strong relationship building skills in complex environments

·Accountability – takes responsibility for his/her actions

·Results orientated – drive and dedication to get things done right first time


Benefits at Ifor Williams Ltd

·Competitive salary

·On-going training and development

·Generous holiday allowance

·Contributory pension scheme


To apply today, please click on the Totaljobs link and click apply. Please do not hesitate to call Natasha at Ifor Williams Recruitment Team if you have any further questions on 01490 412 626

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