Lead Buyer - RF

Lead Buyer - RF

Job Title: Lead Buyer - RF
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895327_1541613332
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 07, 2018 17:55

Job Description

Lead Buyer - RF
Your experience working as a buyer 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.
The Role & Responsibilities
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the RF team for a Lead Buyer, leading negotiations with suppliers to optimise cost, delivery and quality of products.
-Leading negotiations with suppliers to optimise cost, delivery and quality of products.
-Taking active participation, in multifunctional and international teams, to support definition and negotiation strategies for specific categories and/or projects. Leading national multi-functional teams as required.
-Contributing to managing supplier performance in support of the Supply Chain Managers Operational targets.
-Actively supporting functional excellence programmes, identifying and developing areas for improvement where new processes may be required.
-Providing and sometimes presenting briefs and reports for Senior Management reviews including potential issues/risks.
-Raising & negotiating contract documents.
-Raising, maintaining and managing Request for Quotations, Purchase Orders and outstanding order books in an effective and timely manner.
Skills & Experience
-Significant practical experience, vocational or academic qualifications.
-Experience in RF technologies e.g. Antennas, Microwave circuits, Test Equipment, Interconnects, RF Components.
-Ability to read and interpret drawing data packs.
-Significant experience in raising and managing contracts
-Competence in understanding of technical queries with the ability to liaise between suppliers and customers.
-Good negotiation skills.
-Good influencing skills.
-Position - Lead Buyer RF - Permanent
-Location - Hertfordshire
-Salary - £38000 - £45000
Key Words - Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, CIPS, RF, Radio Frequency, Electronic, Antennas, Microwave, Components, Negotiate, Cost, Influence, Defence, Aerospace
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 is a Permanent Position

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