Location Antrim, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 17 days ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR39

Job Description

  • Buyer

    Location: Antrim

    Salary: £25k to £30k plus competitive salary and benefits package

    My client is one of Northern Ireland's most successful and innovative manufacturers and is a market leader in their industry. They have a current opportunity for a Buyer to join their team.

    The successful candidate will have the opportunity to become an "expert" within the business and effectively assist the company on a global scale.

    The role

    • Becoming a strong and respected member of the local Northern Ireland Electronics team which is fully integrated to the Global team
    • Representing the company at supplier meeting both internal and external as appropriate
    • Travel to nominated trade fairs and vendor premises as and when deemed necessary
    • Engaging Design and/or Process Engineers and develop excellent working relationships to achieve cost reductions related to product improvements and/or replacements
    • Participation in local, European or global teams, as program Leader or team member for key cost reduction and/or improvement initiatives.
    • Participation in the active sourcing and implementation of new technologies within the supply base
    • Assisting in developing strategic supply base risk mitigation strategies for key supplier programs.
    • Playing key role in working with supplier quality engineering to resolve issues in timely manner
    • Ability to communicate expectations, audit supplier processes, develop and manage new suppliers and conduct periodic supplier reviews.
    • Developing a challenging career path as part of an exciting and driven team

    Essential Criteria

    • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
    • 5-10 years Supply Chain, Quality or Operations experience

    Desirable Criteria

    • Passion and energy for learning about and improving the business
    • Good problem resolution skills
    • Proven negotiation results
    • Goal oriented, self-motivated, decisive
    • Organized, detail-oriented, multi-tasker
    • Flexible work schedule

    For more information please contact Glenda Reddington on 02890 323333