• Job Title: Buyer
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
  • Reference: V-81163
  • Contact Email: hastings@sammons.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01424 723723
  • Job Published: 04/07/2024 10:01

Job Description


| £30000 - £38000 per annum | Posted 19 days ago


A fantastic opportunity to join the TE supply chain team and a great insight into how global supply chains operate. As a team we enjoy monthly team lunches and breakfasts on site and hold sociable team outings outside of work. Joining a dynamic team of buyers and planners within supply chain, in this role you will take full ownership and responsibility for all parts purchased under your commodities. Including other ad-hoc requirements you will be the main point of contact for all elements that fall within the role.


  • Trade Commodity purchasing for Electronics, cable, ceramics and consumable items.
  • Daily and Weekly orderbook management for all responsible lines, highlighting any late deliveries
  • Supplier delivery on time
Daily Tasks include:

  • Raising of new purchase orders, dealing with pricing enquiries, entering order confirmation
  • Reviewing late lines and actioning, informing the relevant planner
  • Management of suppliers and orderbook, building excellent supplier relationships.
  • Escalation of any issues to purchasing supervisor / relevant sourcing analyst.
  • Master data management – update and maintain master data for responsible items, MOQ’s, price breaks, safety stocks
  • Managing & reporting KPI targets – delivery on time, confirmation of purchase orders
  • Invoice processing, resolving blocked invoices & amendments of purchase orders
  • MRP Exception management
Key Skills / Academic Qualifications / Experience

  • Educated to GCSE Level
  • Previous Purchasing experience
  • Strong IT skills including excel, including relevant MRP experience, SAP would be advantageous
  • Proactive, strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to prioritise and manage workload in line with demanding business requirements, achieving expedited turnarounds with suppliers when required.
  • Must be able to think creatively and logically and be able to work in detail without supervision.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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