Electronics Buyer

Location County Antrim, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 year ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR5

Job Description

Electronics Buyer

Location: Antrim

Salary: £25k to £35k 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 an Electronics 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
  • 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
  • Reporting direct to local Antrim based manager who in turn reports direct to Global Sourcing Director based in USA


Appropriate University degree in a relevant discipline is preferred although equivalent college certification will be considered

3 years Supply Chain or Operations experience with suitable employer

Desirable Criteria

  • Passion and energy for learning about and improving the business
  • An appreciation of electronic components
  • Good problem resolution skills
  • Proven negotiation results
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills including proficiency in word, excel and ppt
  • Goal oriented, self-motivated, decisive
  • Organised, detail-oriented, multi-tasker
  • Results driven
  • Flexible work schedule
  • 10-15% travel required
  • Suitable Purchasing qualification

For more information please contact Glenda Reddington on 02890 323333