We are Hiring – Buyer

We are Hiring – Buyer

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ambitious buyer with a background in the electronics industry. We are seeking a highly organised and professional team member to join our Hamble based purchasing team to help support the management of our growing portfolio of exciting customers.
Job Description:
Reporting to the Purchasing Director, your primary role will be to maintain the timely flow of materials to support the organisations production schedules.
Job Specification:
The Company operates a Customer Account style philosophy and as such you will form an integral part of supplying products and services.

Responsibilities include

Procurement and supply of materials through the best sources and as required. Responsibility for maintaining continuity of supply for the short, medium and long-term requirements of one or more of the organisations customers.
Preparation of clear and concise bid specifications and comparative statement/breakdown if necessary. Where available, recommends the most appropriate and cost-effective alternatives.
Inputs, edits and retrieves purchasing data; maintains files related to purchase orders and purchasing; maintains other department files including those pertaining to vendors, bids, quotes and other correspondence.
Assist internal colleagues and external customers by answering queries concerning the procurement function; aid the preparation and presentation of special reports to various groups when required.


The ideal candidate will possess

Minimum 3 years experience as a Buyer, ideally within the electronics industry or a contract manufacturer.
Excellent communication skills.
You will have the natural ability to build strong supplier and cross functional relationships.
Good standard of Higher Education, CIPs would be an advantage but not a necessity.



Competitive salary.
Health Care Package.
Working for a flexible and approachable, equal opportunities employer who values the whole team.
Working in a positive and friendly organisational culture.
Colleague Social Events throughout the year including Summer and Christmas Parties.


How to apply:
If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your CV to Paul Handley at paulh@espritelectronics.com

You're In Good Company...

Group Overview

AEI Group is a leading UK provider of Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS), bespoke Filtered Connectors and world beating OEM solutions to the Building Controls, Automation and HVAC market. Our extensive range of Manufacturing services and OEM solutions are delivered through our group of companies: Esprit Electronics, Icon Electronics, PCB Partners, AEF Solutions & Open System Solutions (OSS).