Engineering Subcontractor Manager (Buyer)

£40,000 to £50,000 Negotiable basic + 33 Days Holidays

North Staffordshire based Fully Employed full time role.

You will need to be from an Engineering background, able to read drawings and have the drive and ability to deliver results.

As Engineering Subcontract Manager, you will be responsible for sourcing new and managing existing sub-contractors to fulfil the overflow of Precision Engineered components used in high value applications, therefore a hands-on Engineering Background and in-depth understanding of CNC Machining techniques is essential.

In addition to your engineering skills, to be successful in this role you will need to be a strong communicator, confident to find and secure deals with the emphasis on Quality Engineering, able to personally manage Contracts, Manufacturing, Delivery and Costs. You will be based at our facility in North Staffordshire, but will also be required to travel to visit suppliers mainly in the Midlands & North of England area. There will be further requirements to which could be further afield, across the UK for more specialist work and occasional trips overseas too.

In return we offer a competitive basic salary, long term job security (genuinely could be a job for life), we can also offer a wide variety of career opportunities for the ambitious.

If you feel you have the all-round skills required for this exciting, key role, please forward your CV, along with a note (ideally) on why you feel this could be the ideal next move for you, to John Hutchinson and I will call you at a time to suit you to discuss in more detail.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £40,000.00-£50,000.00 per year


  • On-site parking


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Performance bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • An understanding of CNC Machining techniques is essential?: 2 years (preferred)
  • Mechanical engineering: 1 year (required)
  • Confident to Manage Engineering Subcontractors?: 1 year (required)
  • Confident to find new subcontractors?: 1 year (required)
  • Commutable to North Staffordshrie Stoke on Trent area?: 1 year (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: Engineering Subcontract Manager

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