Research Assistant / Buyer (Technical/Engineering background), Derbyshire – FILLED – PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU’RE INTRESTED IN SIMILAR ROLES

Research Assistant / Buyer (Technical/Engineering background)
£20-25K depending on experience

Immediate opportunity for an analytical individual to join an expanding testing / manufacturing company.

My client is looking to expand their product range and require a technically minded individual to assist with this exciting assignment. The role is project based and involves the sourcing of laboratory test equipment and ancillary components. Also responsible for the negotiation, development and implementation of supplier agreements. The role calls for effective analysis and strong negotiation skills to drive down supplier costs in a very competitive market.

Key Responsibilities:
– Analytical Research skills
– Strategic development of supply base.
– Sourcing New Suppliers and setting up agreements.
– Coding of new products and updating Sage.
– Liaising with marketing to ensure products are added to catalogues, marketing material and company website.

This position requires a highly proactive and committed engineering professional with sound commercial acumen and excellent negotiating skills.
Applicants must have;
– An engineering background, preferably from within a technical environment (lab equipment, test, construction or OEM).
– Project / Research experience
– IT Literate, ideally with Sage experience (Sage 200 or Sage Line 50)
– Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.


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