Senior Buyer (Electro / Mech Engineering)

Posted over 1 year ago by Meridian Business Support
Location Newton Abbot, Devon Job Type
Salary Negotiable Sector Procurement

The Company:

This hugely successful UK design and manufacturing company require a seasoned Senior Buyer with Electronics sourcing experience to join their team. You will be adept at negotiating and driving down cost in the electronics global arena, whilst developing supplier relations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the negotiations of contractual terms and conditions to ensure agreements represent the best interests of the organisation.
  • Negotiate on existing and new contracts to ensure best cost/service efficiency to the business.
  • Proactively striving for cost reduction and process improvements across the entire supply chain.
  • Manage UK and international suppliers to ensure there is a professional and effective client relationship.
  • Ensure compliance procedures are met.
  • Participate in NPI meeting from a procurement perspective. Reviewing existing procurement systems and implementing new processes.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous electronic component level procurement experience is essential and an understanding of the electronic components market to ensure correct sourcing.
  • Strong ERP/MRP and materials management experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of Sage 200.
  • Demonstrative experience of procuring goods and services on behalf of a complex engineering/technical business, ideally within the electronics sector.
  • Experience of international sourcing.
  • CIPS qualification.

Personal Attributes:

  • MCIPS or degree qualified desirable, but not essential
  • ISO 9001:2015 experience
  • Experience of JIT Supply Chain Management
  • Excellent communication skills and have good attention to detail.
  • An appetite for hitting targets and deadlines.
  • An inquisitive mind and a passion for cutting edge technology.

Associated Benefits:

  • Company Pension

Working Hours: 8.30-5 Monday to Friday

To apply, or to find out more information, please click on one of the "apply" buttons

Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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