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Buyer - 10290

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£23,000 to £29,000 pa paid monthly

Job Type: Permanent

Our Client based on the outskirts of Dartford is seeking an experienced Buyer.  This role is offered as a permanent full-time position.


Location:                     Near Dartford

Hours:                          8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

Benefits include:         25 days annual leave, pension, free parking

Pay:                             £23,000 to £29,000 pa paid monthly


The purpose of the role is to source and negotiate with new/lapsed suppliers for the procurement of electronic components.  Priority will be given to candidates with electronic industry knowledge.



  • Completion of daily MRP output.
  • Develop long term supply relationships with key vendors employing Supply Chain Management techniques to ensure the timely and cost-effective supply of all materials.
  • Ensure that deliveries are consolidated where appropriate to maximise use of each delivery vehicle.
  • Understand and utilise the electronic supply chain (direct and distribution).
  • Processing purchase order acknowledgements and advise relevant personnel when problems arise.
  • Run various reports to define weekly exceptions i.e. late order and open order reports.
  • Implement Vendor Master Data-cleanse.
  • Assisting other members of the department with procurement as and when required.
  • Assist Purchasing Manager and undertake other duties as required.



  • A good standard of secondary education preferably to A’ Level. (CIPS membership an advantage).
  • Thorough understanding of computerised manufacturing systems (ERP, MPS).
  • Modern supply methods including JIT and KANBAN
  • At least 6 months experience in a similar role (manufacturing experience an advantage e.g. electronics).
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Computer literate including Word, Excel, PDF Writer.
  • Cost reduction techniques
  • Component recognition skills.
  • Accurate and attention to detail driven approach.
  • Hands On approach to all tasks.


To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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