Buyer required to join leading Electronics company based in Hereford offering competitive salary fantastic benefits package and terrific career progression.


Carry out competitive processes (typically 3 quotes & accelerated RFQs) to select appropriate suppliers for a range of goods and services, both existing and new.

Issue RFQs and carefully consider all supply chain factors in placing purchase orders

Work within confined budgeted expenditure, e.g.

packaging materials as a % of BOM cost/margin

Liaise with Finance in order to set up new supplier details on the ERP system

Work closely with the Production department in order to ensure continued supply of components as required to meet tight build schedules.

Ensure that staff/supplier queries are dealt with promptly and politely

Guide different departments in any sourcing activities they may be engaged in

Provide feedback to aid in continuously improving procurement processes

Provide informal and initial cost estimation for new products

Job completion cost and cost variance analysis

Degree qualified or equivalent qualification (Essential)
Experience of using an ERP System (Essential)
Approximately 3-5 years purchasing experience (Essential)
CIPS Qualification and/or membership (Desired)
Awareness of communications/satellite industry/technologies or a similar technical/manufacturing environment (Desired)

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