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Technical Buyer (£40k)

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Technical Buyer (£40k)

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Automotive & Transport Systems, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Technology & Electronics
Salary£32,000 to £40,000 per annum
BenefitsCompetitive package
LocationsCornwall, Devon, South West, Wiltshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted17 May 2018

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1st Executive are currently working with a Global provider of engineered electronics, based in Barnstaple, to identify a Technical Buyer who will purchase for specific projects and respond to engineering change requirements, and ordering the required components in line with engineering releases and required timescales. The jobholder will identify suitable suppliers and monitor their performance/competitiveness whilst negotiating the price of technical products and ensuring the best acquisition cost.

Role responsibilities:
  • Sourcing of mechanical and electronic components, sub contract parts, assemblies and printed circuit boards
  • Delivery of VA/VE solutions generated through supplier collaboration
  • Interface with Engineering to ensure support to new product introduction (NPI)
  • Development & improvement of commodity performance through analysis and supplier selection
  • Work with the purchasing & legal departments to facilitate implementation of supplier agreements that will drive total cost & inventory reduction strategies
  • Management of supplier contract compliance
  • Ensure excellent customer quality and delivery service levels while driving improved supplier performance
  • Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities

Desirable Skills/Experience:
  • Experience in purchasing mechanical and electronic components and assemblies
  • Ability to engage in basic contract negotiations and develop contracts in standard form; create basic project plans and manage source plan and implementation across functions and sites
  • Must have the ability to handle complex problems, make sound decisions and work independently under the pressure of a heavy workload with significant time restrictions
  • Excellent communication skills required with the ability to communicate appropriately with all levels
  • Confident in negotiating price / lead time balance in order to maximise value
  • Excellent negotiation skills with proven track record of cost reduction through use of appropriate strategic purchasing tools
  • Have a strong understanding of technical drawings and bills of materials and possess a knowledge of precision manufacturing processes or equivalent degree in Business Studies, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering
  • CIPS qualification

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Recruiter: 1st Executive
Tel: 0843 216 3030
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