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