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Senior Buyer

  • Location: Fareham, Hampshire
  • Sector: Purchasing & Supply Chain
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: TMW1092
  • Salary: Up to £50,000 + Great benefits
  • Closing Soon:
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Job description

A great opportunity has arisen for a Senior Buyer to join an established Purchasing Team based in Fareham, Hampshire, for a client who are world leaders within marine electronics.

Reporting to the VP Supply Chain, the Senior Buyer will be responsible for sourcing and supply management for electronic components, electro-mechanics, contract manufacturers and original design manufacturers.

Some of the key responsibilities in this Senior Buyer role will be:
- Working with our manufacturing partners, suppliers and engineering team to manage and resolve electronic component supply problems.
- Define sourcing strategies ensuring technology roadmap, cost and schedule requirements are satisfied and use industry knowledge to influence Design Engineers and Product Managers.
- Select, evaluate and approve new suppliers to meet current and future project and business requirements
- Manage the introduction of new parts and products to meet cost, quality and project schedule requirements.
- Manage supplier relationships, supplier development and supplier quality
- Apply commodity knowledge and production expertise to reduce cost, cycle time and drive efficiencies though the supply chain

Some of the key experiences and skills required for this Senior Buyer - Electronic Components vacancy are:
- Either an Electronics qualification with very strong commercial experience or a business related qualification with electronics experience
- Experience with Electronics
- Knowledge of supply chain processes, production, logistics and procurement.
- Skilled at working with MRP systems - SAP experience an advantage.
- Negotiation and relationship management
- Organised with a high attention to detail
- Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels within the supplier from line operators to senior directors.

The client is happy to support the successful Senior Buyer to achieve/complete their CIPS qualifications.

The position has a comprehensive and challenging remit with career enhancement opportunities in a company that has continued to achieved year on year growth.

To apply for the position of Senior Buyer - Electronic Components in Fareham, Hampshire, please contact Tarah Williams at Redline Group on 01582 878821 or twilliams@redlinegroup.Com

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