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Ford & Stanley Recruitment

Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting a Senior Engineering Buyer for an Industry leading Rail infrastructure and services provider.


The Opportunity

The chance to work within an ever-growing and innovative market leading company, within Rail and Rolling Stock. Working alongside a team of talented but friendly individuals, building long lasting relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and the opportunity to provide expertise across the business, whilst building your own skill base and expanding your knowledge.



Rugby, Warwickshire


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Providing timely procurement of parts and services across the business, relating to the maintenance plan.
  • Provide budgeting, forecasting and periodic reporting support.
  • Maintaining key relationships with external suppliers and contractors.
  • Approve and validate purchase orders and suppliers’ invoices.
  • Request quotations and raise orders for required parts and services.


The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated and inquisitive worker, with a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. Somebody who is able to prioritise workloads and ensure deadlines are met in order to fulfil all maintenance requirements.         




  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Previous procurement/buying experience OR heavy Engineering background.
  • Strong IT knowledge.
  • Critical attention to detail.




  • Railway background.
  • Previous experience of buying within heavy Engineering.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings.


Closing Date:  30th June 2024


Likely Job Titles: Technical Buyer, Engineering Buyer, Procurement Specialist, Buyer


About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.


Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Rugby
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£30000 - £45000

    This opportunity is being managed by:

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    Myles Robinson

    Recruitment Consultant