Role details

Materials buyer - electronics

Northamptonshire   •   £20,000 - £22,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Materials Buyer
  • Northampton based electronic manufacturer

About Our Client

My client are a leading electronic business based in Northampton.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Achieving targets that have been set for savings on current product lines.
  • Being the main point of contact for all purchasing enquiries.
  • Identifying areas where savings can be made.
  • creating cost down activities.
  • maintaining and using the ERP system effectively for maintaining stock levels.
  • communication on all levels and through all departments to maintain high levels of performance.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have the following key skills and attributes:


  • experience working in an electronic manufacturing environment, dealing with suppliers and manufacturers.
  • a good level of education.
  • experience using ERP systems
  • a track record of negotiation with in a purchasing environment.
  • a great communicator on all levels.
  • a fantastic and positive attitude towards work.


  • CIPS qualified
  • experience of Far East Sourcing
  • experience procuring electronic components and cables.
  • Exposure to contract manufacturing

What's on Offer

In return my client are offering a salary of up to £22,000 and a unique way of working. This is a fantastic opportunity with in a very exciting company.

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