Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Greenford, Middlesex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895064_1534242806
Contact Name: Natasha Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2018 11:33

Job Description

Your experience in Procurement in an Electronics/Mechanical environment will be highly valuable to my client, a market leader in the provisions of secure communications, information assurance and ISTAR systems to defence customers worldwide

You will take ownership of subcontract procurement (predominantly PCB Assembly's) from RFQ and Design, through qualification and production.

Responsibilities for this role will include:

*Liaise with Engineering, Project Management and Operations to establish support and development and production requirements
*Action RFQ suggestions, obtain timely quotations and complete quotation analysis in accordance with company policies and procedures
*Take responsibility for all aspects of purchase orders for direct spend, including actioning new purchase order suggestions, generating purchase orders and issuing them to suppliers
*Resolve relevant delivery and invoice discrepancies
*Expedite material to satisfy production schedules, implement appropriate recovery plans and provide timely updates to the planning team
*Reduce overall bill of material and assembly costs by fostering effective communication between supplier and engineering
*Liaise with appropriate stakeholders to formulate, make or buy decisions
*Utilise purchasing metrics to evaluate supplier performance and drive continuous improvement actions
*Provide detailed input to monthly Business Performance Review reports

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

*Experience of procurement and expediting in an Electronics/Mechanical environment
*Experience of buying production items, specifically PCBAs, PCBs and electronic components
*Extensive experience of working on an ERP system with use of MRP
*Computer literate (Microsoft Office - Excel)
*UK Driving License

*Experience of working with aerospace/defence products
*Experience of working with IFS
*CIPS qualified


*Contract - 3 months initially with an option to extend
*Rate negotiable

Keywords: Buyer, Procurement, PCB, Electronics, Mechanical, ERP, 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 CONTRACT position

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

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