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Senior Buyer

Jansz Recruitment Solutions
Closing date
23 Jul 2021

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Our client's procurement team manage a purchase order book in the region of £4 million GBP across a team of 4 staff. Around 80% of the materials purchased are electronic components, the balance includes raw PCBs, BTO metal/plastic enclosures, cables, services and consumables.

For this senior role, we require someone who has a deep understanding of the electronics supply chain market. A tenacious individual who can adopt ownership and provide considered improvements within our process as we expand our operation.

Duties to include (but not limited to):

* Raising orders for PCBA build projects through to batch production orders

* Manging multiple projects to obtain materials to meet fixed production build plans, whilst ensuring expenditure is within the planned budget

* Working within an MRP environment, enacting works orders, BOM changes & ECNs

* Prepare material costing/quotations in line with customer requirements using Excel/ERP/MRP

* Creating detailed part numbers and multi-level BOM's

* Manging drawings and issue-controlled documents to place RFQ's and raise purchase orders for BTO items

* Managing scheduled orders for medium volume production, based on forecasted production builds

* Engaging and managing suppliers for price negotiation, delivery and supply terms

* Searching new suppliers and cost agreements

* Working with ITAR, obsolescence, life cycle, permits, ECR's and technical queries direct with customers

* Assisting in purchasing reviews for products and commodities

* Value engineering at PCBA project level, including cost down projects

* Deputising for the purchasing manager

* Working with the purchasing manager to continuously review internal processes and create opportunities for measured improvement

Required Skills

* Minimum 5+ years purchasing experience and 3 years within a similar role

* Understanding of resistor and capacitor values

* Full understanding of the electronic component distribution market

* Excellent IT Skills, particularly MS Excel

* Excellent communication skills with customers and suppliers

* Ability to problem solve and provide technical support

* Experience of stock control/MRP systems

Benefits included

* £28,000 - £32,000

* Established business, with a reputation for service and integrity, offering a professional environment with room for progression

* 27 days paid holiday (plus Bank Holidays)

* Free on-site secure parking

* Based on core hours of 39 per week. (Monday to Friday, with 4pm close Friday)

Should your application be successful, you will be contacted by one of our consultants. If you have not heard from JRS within 5 working days of your application being submitted, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion
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