Senior Buyer

Bridgwater, Somerset
Full Time
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday
Closing Date:
30th June

Are you a Senior Buyer from a manufacturing or electronics background seeking career development?

Enable Futures are operating as an employment business on behalf of its client and recruiting for a permanent Senior Buyer based in Bridgwater, Somerset.

You will manage a small team in the procurement and quotation of goods and materials to ensure that the company’s operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • General and Task Management.
  • To assist in the procurement of goods as specified by a customer’s Bill of Material, ensuring correct quantity, best price and timely delivery.
  • To assist in producing quotations against customer’s Bill of Materials.
  • Resolving any delivery or quality issues in an efficient manner to prevent any delays in the delivery of product to our customer or line stoppages.
  • Negotiating and building relationships with suppliers.
  • Liaising with all departments within the company.
  • Reporting to the Operations Manager.

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • Previous experience of working in an electronics manufacturing or manufacturing environment is a necessity!
  • Strong Microsoft and Excel experience.
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Analytical, numerically astute, with strong problem solving abilities.
  • Commercial and financial awareness, with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment.
  • Able to work well under pressure within tight deadlines.
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of electronic components.
  • Team Player.
  • Collation of reports.

In return, you will benefit from:

  • Free on-parking on site.
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays.
  • Company Pension.
  • Professional team / career development opportunity.