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RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Chemicals, Energy & Utilities, Engineering, Engineering - Other, FMCG - Food & Drink, FMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Mining, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical & Biotech, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure, Technology & Electronics
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted03 July 2017

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An electronics manufacturing business are recruiting a Buyer. Applicants need experience purchasing electronics components either for a CEM, or within a tier 1/2 manufacturing environment. MRP or IT literacy required, as is negotiation experience.

The Buyer will join a growing and ambitious contract electronics manufacturing business. Operating as part of team, the Buyer will be responsible for sourcing from a UK and international supply chain. Working with BOMs, it is hoped the Buyer will negotiate effectively with suppliers and drive an improved performance from the supply chain. The role will of course, be focused on the procurement of electronic components and manufacturing services, although there will also be an element of metalwork and class c component procurement.

Specific duties of the Buyer include:

1. Purchasing of electronics components and related materials
2. Lead, and own Buying activities
3. Achieve cost reduction objectives
4. Build effective relationships with suppliers and subcontractors
5. Work with stakeholders across; Production, Engineering, and Stores
6. Contribute to an environment of CI, process improvement and LEAN thinking

Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

1. Purchasing experience within a CEM, or manufacturing business where electronics components have been sourced
2. Strong negotiating and vendor management skills
3. MRP, or IT literacy
4. The ability to work with management

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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