Lead Buyer - Electrical/Electronic

Lead Buyer - Electrical/Electronic

Job Title: Lead Buyer - Electrical/Electronic
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England, England
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00012852_1526316436
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2018 17:47

Job Description

Your experience working as a buyer for Electrical/Electronic components could add immediate value to this leading defence organisation.
You will be working in a state of the art complex, surrounded by advanced technologies and innovative individuals. This is an interesting role offering variety, skills development, an excellent salary and corporate benefits package.
Job Description
Leading negotiations with suppliers to optimise cost, delivery and quality of products.
Managing suppliers and, where necessary, building up longer-term supplier management expectations.
Contributing to managing supplier performance in support of the Supply Chain Managers Operational targets.
Building strong relationships with Internal customers in order to effectively serve their needs, often with shorter than expected timescales.
Raising & negotiating contract documents.
Raising, maintaining and managing Request for Quotations, Purchase Orders and outstanding order books in an effective and timely manner.

Your skills and experience

Strong ability to read and interpret drawing data packs (essential).
Experience in Electrical / Electronic technologies e.g. Test Equipment, Interconnects, Electronic Components.
Competence in understanding of technical queries with the ability to liaise between suppliers and customers.
Good understanding of cost make up..
Good negotiation skills.
Good influencing skills.


Lead Buyer Electrical/Electronic
Location Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary 37k 45k depending on experience

Key Skills

Electrical, Electronic, Procurement, Buyer, ISP, Negotiating, CIPS


Flexible Working
Pension Scheme
Excellent Site Facilities
Learning and Development Opportunities

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.