Purchasing Engineer

Purchasing Engineer

Job Title: Purchasing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Reference: BBBH12886_1545653097
Contact Name: Cherie Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 24, 2018 12:04

Job Description

Purchasing Engineer
£25,000 - £35,000

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Purchasing Engineer / Stores Procurement Manager / Purchasing Manager, to join an expanding organisation within the renewable energy industry. Our client is a market leader that requires a Purchasing Engineer to join their team based in Sheffield.

As a Purchasing Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Controlling all purchasing activities
  • Developing and reviewing supplier relationships and contracts
  • Managing suppliers' costs, quality and delivery performance
  • Negotiating with suppliers to ensure the best deals
  • Liaising with site-based teams and managers to ensure all parts are available
  • Goods in / out, dispatch and storage
  • Accurate upkeep of databases
  • Other duties as required

To be considered for this position, you should have an engineering background with good computer skills (Microsoft packages in particular). You should also have relevant experience within a procurement / purchasing / stores management position, ideally within an engineering-type organisation. You must be confident in communicating and negotiating with suppliers, as well as liaising with stakeholders at all levels to maintain strong relationships.

The package on offer for this opportunity includes an attractive basic salary in the range of £25,000 - £35,000, plus company benefits including holidays and pension. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business within the renewable energy sector.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Cherie Moore on 02392 288 217 for more information.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.