Engineering Buyer

  • Job Reference: COVEBPWK25
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2024
  • Recruiter: ACR Recruitment and Training Ltd
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands, England
  • Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Ursula Majoram
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 000000

Job Description

ACR Recruitment and Training Ltd are looking for an experienced Engineering Buyer to join our engineering Client based in Coventry permanently, working a dayshift. To apply for this position you will have at least 3 years of previous purchasing and buying experience within an Engineering or manufacturing environment. Experience in offshore and overseas market exports and imports advantageous. 

The main purpose of this role: 

  • Managing improving deliveries into the company to maintain targeted production levels through interaction with suppliers and departmental heads
  • Work on purchasing projects/reduce cost of material etc 
  • Manage stores inclusive of despatch and customer liaison. 


  • Keep stock orders accurate, ensuring on-time delivery of orders 
  • Work with suppliers to identify cost savings for the company 
  • Manage Kanban. Consignment of stock systems, levels and deletion of new parts 
  • Consumable ordering for production ensures an option of tact time improvement
  • Undertake visits where required to assist supplier development 
  • Ensure efficient running of stores and efficient stock control systems


  • Relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering degree is preferred, HNC, City and Guilds 
  • BTEC Higher 
  • Professional Diploma 
  • NVQ Level 4 Qualifications 


  • Strong negotiation, communication and influencing skills
  • Analytic, numerical astute with strong problem-solving abilities. Results-orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines.
  • Commercially and financially aware, keen attention to detail 
  • Ability to travel and ability to work additional hours and weekends where necessary 


  • Free Parking 
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programming 
  • Sick pay