Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894701_1523891337
Contact Name: Natasha Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 16, 2018 16:08

Job Description

Your experience as a Buyer within a manufacturing engineering environment will be highly valuable to my client, a leading provider and systems integrator operating in the Defence and Aerospace markets delivering world leading products and solutions.

You will be responsible for the procurement of materials, goods and services in support of the delivery of new and existing systems designs. Commodities will include PCBs, electronic components, metal work, and electro-mechanical assemblies.

Responsibilities for this role will include:

*To develop and manage an agile, robust and approved vendor base, focused on technological improvement and reduction of cost
*To take project delivery responsibility as determined by project milestones, for the delivery of materials and services
*To negotiate sub-con contracts by utilising a strong technical, commercial and bid knowledge
*To identify and develop two-way supplier-customer relationships
*To support KPI requirements

To be suitable for this role your skills and qualifications will include:

*Experience of mechanical fabrication and PCB/electronic assembly procurement in the defence industry
*Experience of working in a manufacturing engineering/industrial environment
*Sound purchasing or supply chain background
*Management of subcontracts at system level
*Be familiar with manufacturing documentation such as drawings, Bills of Materials and procurement specifications
*Personable, ability to be technically competent and understand the requirement and have the ability to negotiate best value for the business
*Experience of ISO900 system or equivalent
*Knowledge of MRP systems


*Salary negotiable

Keywords: Buyer, Procurement, Supply Chain, PCB, Electrical, Electronic Mechanical Fabrication, ISO900, MRP

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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