Senior Electronics Buyer

Recruiter
Haywood Knight Associates Limited
Location
Northampton
Salary
£30k - 35k per year
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
15 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Buyer - ElectronicsWe are looking for a senior buyer with experience and knowledge in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing. Ideally you will have NPI (New Production Information) experience. If you are a buyer looking for the next step in your career we would also love to hear from you.As senior buyer you will manage the technical sourcing, and new product introduction process for volume electronic components. Key Responsibilities* Purchasing electronic components and sourcing for new products.* Negotiation and supplier relationship management.* Technical sourcing and international sourcing.* Negotiating of prices, terms and conditions and agreements.* Daily dealings with procurement process and systems including ERP systems.* Challenging high value items with customer and sourcing team* material costing details readily available for the buyers through updating SAP and use of spread sheets* Deal with key stakeholders on any queries and give updates when required* Using SAP to input latest information received from merchants* Reviewing all materials and costings with key management before submission Desired qualifications/characteristics:* Knowledge of electronic components* 3+ years buyingexperience* Demonstrable purchasing / sourcing experience within a manufacturing environment* Commercial awareness* Customer focused* Excellent system and Excel skillsOur clients location is commutable from Northampton, Oxford, Milton Keynes and Banbury.