Buyer Electronics

Ref No. BHN550219
Salary £30,000/annum
Location Newbury, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Barclay Meade are proud to be partnered once again with a leading supply chain solutions provider in the electronics industry.


Purchasing experience, preferably electronics

The Job

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing customer accounts; ensuring order books, stock levels and price lists are accurate.
  • Responding to sales enquiries in a timely manner and pro-actively identifying new business opportunities.
  • Obtaining quotes from preferred suppliers.
  • Ensure that we are placing orders at the lowest ultimate cost.
  • Regularly reviewing customer KPIs to ensure that quality, delivery time, stock/aged stock levels and profit margin targets are met.
  • Liaising effectively with sales colleagues and customers to gain a clear understanding of requirements and optimize quality of service, business growth and customer satisfaction.
  • Resolving customer and supplier issues, including financial issues (credit stops / limits)
  • Daily expediting of purchase orders with suppliers to ensure on time delivery.
  • To assist with the preparation of BOM's from customer format into workable data.
  • Working in line with our processes to ensure continued compliance to our quality management system.

The Benefits

  • Company bonus scheme
  • 25 days leave plus public holidays
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Attractive working hours
  • Easily accessible modern office
  • Access to discounts and wellbeing material

The Person
The key skills and qualities of a Buyer are:

  • Experience of B2B sales and / or purchasing (preferably in electronics manufacturing or distribution).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • A CIPS qualification is advantageous but not required.
  • Experience of providing excellent customer service, including working with colleagues to resolve customer concerns.
  • Be pro-active, conscientious, and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.

Candidates with the experience and relevant job titles of; Junior Account Manager, Junior Business Development Manager, Junior Sales Manager, Sales Executive, Procurement Officer, Procurement Advisor, Procurement Executive, Supply Chain Manager, Purchaser, may also be considered for this role.

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