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    Reading, Berkshire

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    £32000 - £36000 per annum

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    Lisa Pascoe

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A fantastic new opportunity for a dynamic procurement professional to join a leading manufacturing organisation as an Electronics Buyer.

Key Responsibilities of the Electronics Buyer;

Manage component purchasing for sales orders.

Manage Inventory in line with MRP recommendations.

Expedite materials from suppliers so they are available when required.

Liaising with suppliers to discuss queries.

Source obsolete products as required by customer's Bill Of Materials (BOM).

Complete materials costing for sales enquires using Excel.

Build and maintain relationships with suppliers.

Obtain competitive pricing for materials.

Quote and purchase components and consumables.

Assists other teams as required

Personal Specification of the Electronics Buyer;

Purchasing experience within a manufacturing environment.

Experience of purchasing electronic components / PCB's is essential.

Strong communication and negotiation skills.

Excellent IT skills including Intermediate Excel skills.

Good working knowledge of MRP / ERP systems.

Ability to effectively prioritise workload.

Ability to work well on own initiative and as part of a team.

Strong problem solving skills.

Self-motivated and enthusiastic.

This role would also suit you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a Junior Buyer, Purchasing Controller, Supplier Manager or Buyer.