City: Hexham   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 1389   Department: Purchasing  


As a Technical Buyer, based from Hexham, you will organise your day to day activities to monitor and manage the supplier base for all Mechanical and Electrical materials, hire equipment and support services, providing a purchasing service to meet plant demands.


Your Tasks

  • Manage and develop the European supply base for the Company, through negotiation of supply contracts, continuous improvement initiatives, performance monitoring and audit or supplier visits.

  • Support the business plan by providing a secure and timely procurement service, focused on quality of service and cost control.

  • Implement the EGGER (UK) Ltd. Purchasing Policy for the effective sourcing and supply of mechanical and electrical engineering materials, hire services and other support services.

  • Undertake projects as required by the Purchasing Manager.


Our Requirements

  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering and service supply base preferred but not essential.

  • Proactive approach to your work, with an ability to maintain and develop stakeholder relationships.

  • Willingness to develop technical knowledge of goods and services procured.

  • Skilled in negociation.

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Experience of supporting a busy manufacturing operation.

  • You have good IT skills with experience of SAP being advantageous.


We Offer

The opportunity to join the largest manufacturing employer in Northumberland; focussed on quality, customer service, the environment and sustainability. Competitive employee benefits and pension scheme. Rewarding and varied job role. Technologically advanced systems and processes. Comprehensive induction process, progressive training and development.



Your Contact

Philip Maloney, HR

T 01434 602191


We create more from wood. With more than 10,000 employees in 10 countries who work with passion, upholding our family values and innovative spirit. This is how we create products for furniture, interior design, construction as well as laminate flooring. We keep moving and are always developing – manufacturing new products, tapping into emerging markets and generating exciting prospects for everyone that works with us.