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£35 - £42 per hour
Posted on May 24, 2022
Expired on July 19, 2022

About the role

We have an Interim/Contract requirement for a Buyer with experience of direct purchasing, sourcing and managing suppliers (globally) for an electronics project with a high-tech manufacturing company in Yorkshire. This role will suit an existing Buyer or Purchasing Manager or someone who is working in a senior role responsible for electronics buying / purchasing activity for a manufacturing business. As the electronics buyer you will work with your colleagues to put into place processes and procedures and help define the role of the buying position within your team. You will manage supplier quality checks, lead times, cost control, and source new suppliers when purchasing a variety of electronic components.

Key responsibilities for the Interim/Contract Electronics Buyer vacancy:

* Take ownership of the buying function within your small team.
* Procuring stock in line with forecast sales and agreed lead times.
* Liaise with internal departments to source/select suppliers depending on engineering requirements.
* Chase suppliers to ensure timely delivery and conduct supplier audits.
* Source new suppliers where necessary and review PSL annually or as agreed.
* Update orders on ERP/Internal System and use reporting data to assist in the decision making.
* Negotiate costs with suppliers and build strong working relationships.
* Purchase items common to electrical and electronic engineering.

The suitable candidate for the Interim/Contract Electronics Buyer vacancy will need to possess the following experience:

* Existing Buyer or Senior Purchasing experience (or in a similar experienced position responsible for buying)
* CIPS qualified (highly beneficial) or a technical qualification (preferred)
* Organised with great attention to detail with a proactive approach to chasing suppliers and supplier negotiation experience.
* Experience with conducting supplier quality assessments.
* Needs to be a team player and willing to support colleagues and other departments within the business if/when required.
* Experience purchasing for BOM.
* Industry experience from manufacturing, technical engineering, automotive, aerospace, rail or defence industry sectors (other sectors considered too).
* Immediately available or short notice period.

Buyer, Electronics, Contract. Purchasing, Supply Chain

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