Job Description

Job Title: Procurement Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Weymouth, Dorset
Job Reference: BBBH12144
Salary: £35,000 – £45,000 (depending on experience) + BenefitsOur client is looking for a Procurement Engineer to support the introduction of high quality platforms, products and options achieving cost targets and time to market.In this position, you will work with engineering to ensure that design to cost and interface with suppliers and commodity managers to utilise the resources of suppliers and specialists around the business to embrace latest technologies and reduce costs in designs. You will be the purchase arm of engineering in the prototype stages of the NPI process. This means selecting suitable suppliers and purchasing parts and materials to support project deliverables in function, quality, quantity and timescales.The ideal candidate will have a strong engineering background with a good understanding of procurement and technical sales, my client requires the following skills and experience:

Skills and Experiences

Essential:

  • Qualifications / degree in mechatronics or mechanical engineering or similar
  • Previous experience in a procurement role
  • Cost knowledge from projects and designs (motors, actuators, linear bearings, sensors - motion control and speed)
  • Knowledge of value engineering / value analysis
  • Experience in sourcing and managing relationships with suppliers (In particular an NPI environment)
  • Experience of working to cost targets

 

Desirable:

  • Project management experience
  • Previously worked with suppliers globally
  • Previous experience in a technical engineering sales role

If this unique opportunity sounds like it's for you then why not get in touch for more details and don't forget to send across a copy of your CV for review. Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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Contact: Hugo Shellard Hugo.Shellard@acornpeople.com 01633 287 155