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Assistant Buyer

Posted 22/07/2021
competitive salary
St Ives
Full time

FINTEC recruit is seeking an Assistant Buyer for our electronics engineering client in St Ives in Cambridgeshire. This is a permanent position, competitive salary, negotiable by experience.

Previous experience in a purchasing/buyer role in engineering is desirable. Our client is an electronics manufacturer providing a full suite of services encompassing every key aspect of the electronics manufacturing process.


* As an Assistant Buyer you will be raising purchase orders for goods and services
* Confirming deliveries and prices etc on purchase orders
* Material quotations for new and existing business to support the sales team
* Liaison with customers
* Negotiation of contractual terms and conditions, ensuring agreements represent the best interests of the organisation
* As a Buyer you will be proactively striving to support cost reductions and process improvements across the supply chain
* Manage UK and international suppliers
* Ensure compliance procedures are met
* Review existing procurement systems and implementing new processes

Skills and Experience required for the Assistant Buyer:

* In the role of the Assistant Buyer you will be expected to be able to read and understand 2D and 3D CAD/CAM drawings
* You will ideally have a knowledge of electronic components and mechanical - both metal and plastic enclosure level procurement and an understanding of the supply market
* ERP/MRP and materials management experience desirable
* Working knowledge of Epicor would be beneficial (not an essential)
* Experience of procuring goods and services of behalf of complex engineering/technical business, ideally with electronics/mechanical sector

Full details of the Assistant Buyer is available on application. To apply please submit your current CV to FINTEC recruit

FINTEC recruit Limited

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