Materials Buyer

20000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
25 Nov 2021
23 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Material buyer

* York

* Full time

* GBP20-25,000 DOE

Our customer is looking for a material buyer to join their expanding team in York. They are looking for someone to stay with them long term and grow within the business. Although a background in electronics would be preferred this is not a necessity for the right person.

Key Responsibilities

* Negotiation, cost efficient and shrewd procurement of electronic components, printed circuit boards and electronic sub-assemblies

* Strategic sourcing from UK and International suppliers

* Supplier liaison and relationship development

* Communicating material lead times, end of life/obsolete parts and queries to sales &

* production teams

* Preparation of KPI data

* Management of purchase orders to ensure material delivery against production requirements

* Maintenance of supplier details and performance against KPI's

* Use of MRP/ERP operating system

* Assist with costing bill of materials as required

* Cover for other team members and assist with other admin duties as required

* Complete any other reasonable tasks beneficial to the business

Skills required

* Attention to detail

* Team worker with ability to work on own initiative

* Willingness to learn and intake new ideas

* Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills

* Confident telephone manner and strong negotiation skills

* Amiable personality and positive attitude

* Computer literate with experience of Microsoft packages

* A minimum of 1 year buying experience

* Work experience in the electronics industry is preferred


* 29 days annual leave (including bank/public holidays)

* Company bonus scheme

* Company pension scheme

* Employee healthcare scheme

* Free on-site parking

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