Permanent position – 37.5 Hours per week


We have an opening for a Buyer within our Purchasing team. This position will add to our existing, highly skilled team, responsible for the procurement and sourcing of all items required in the business from high technology PCBs to stationary. This additional position within the team has arisen due to the continued increase in demand from our existing customers and from winning new business in a very competitive marketplace.


Key responsibilities


  1. Process customer BoM’s onto internal quoting documentation to allow supplier pricing to be collated accurately prior to sales quoting the end customer.
  2. Once agreed with the Senior Buyer, purchase goods, materials, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery targets.
  3. Check order acknowledgements to confirm the delivery timescale and that there are no delays.
  4. Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations.
  5. Maintain accurate records of all orders within MRP.
  6. Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues.
  7. Provide cover for the stores team as and when required.


Skills and experience:


  • Experience of working within purchasing for a minimum of 3 years.
  • Purchasing experience within a manufacturing environment is desirable.
  • Exposure to or knowledge of electronic components / PCB's is ideal but not essential.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent IT skills including Intermediate Excel skills.
  • Good working knowledge of MRP / ERP systems desired.


Applicants should have the following behavioural skills:


  • A strong eye for detail is a must.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise own workload.
  • Ability to work well on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Willingness to work within a team.


If you feel that you meet the requirements for these roles or would like to find out more, then contact us using the details below.

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