• Location

    Southampton, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Culhane

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An excellent opportunity for a Technical Buyer to join an established Manufacturing business. The role will be based in Southampton and will be responsible for buying a range of components from plastic to electronics.

Key Responsibilities of Technical Buyer:

  • Working closely with engineering staff to procure components and related parts.
  • Raise orders, monitor and chase suppliers.
  • Supply relationships internally and externally to improve cost, quality and supply.
  • Working to very strict and tight deadlines to been schedule.
  • Generate progress via live reports.


  • Experience of reading and interpreting technical drawings
  • Understanding of Manufacturing process.
  • Understanding of inspection and test methods.
  • MRP/ERP System experience
  • High level of Excel.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills

This role would suit a candidate with experience in the following roles; Buyer, Junior Buyer, Technical Buyer, Purchasing, Commodity Buyer.