I’m recruiting a Buyer to join a world-leading manufacturer of high-value capital equipment in Cambridge.

This is a great opportunity for someone with experience in a manufacturing/engineering environment to join a company manufacturing cutting-edge technology for global clients.

The Role

  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes, new projects and activities.
  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods.
  • Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules.
  • Monitor status of orders and ensure on time delivery including chasing internal works order processes to ensure timely completion.
  • Prepare reports, analysis and updates as and when required.
  • Get involved and/or cover any work requirements within the Purchasing department when


  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Buyer within Engineering / Manufacturing industry.
  • Able to manage time effectively, prioritise tasks, achieve set targets and meet tight deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Advantage – qualified to CIPs level or equivalent

Benefits Package

  • £30,000-£36,000 DOE
  • 27 days holiday plus all Public holidays
  • Pension scheme; a level of contribution is made by the Company.
  • Medical scheme; a level of contribution is made by the Company.
  • Company-wide bonus scheme; based on Company performance.
  • Social events; company socials throughout the year

WR Engineering are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Cambridgeshire
Job titleBuyer
Salary £30000 - £36000
Consultant James Porteous
Consultant Phone 023 9400 4726
Consultant Email
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