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Experienced Buyer

Axis Electronics Ltd.

Job Ref: EB1005
Salary: Competive Salary DOE + Benefits
Position: Experienced Buyer

Hours: Mon - Fri (39 Hours)
Location: Bedford
Date Listed: 10-05-2021
Date Closing: 04-06-2021


Job Purpose:

The overall requirements for the Buyer is to provide the complete procurement and supply chain process for the customer base.
Primarily the role will be based within the Business Development Team focussing on delivering contract-winning material quotations, extending to the Operational Excellence Team to support purchasing and material control as the business requires.

Main Duties:

  • To provide quotations for all materials to support bid requirements on time, ensuring they are accurate, competitive and comprehensive.
  • Identify and handover specific purchasing requirements from a quotation at Contract Review to the Operational Excellence Team, to ensure efficient and accurate processing against the bid.
  • Complete procurement activities (purchasing and rescheduling) in a timely manner using the ERP Dashboard reports.
  • Effectively manage the inbound supply chain to meet the dates set on the manufacturing schedules in line with lean and Just in Time supply chain principles.
  • To assist the business in achieving the KPI targets as required to do so in line with Axis QMS, SIPOC, Customer Profile, Customer Dashboard and Axis Dashboard.

Person Specification:

  • Experienced and competent user of an ERP system, with detailed knowledge of MRP, with abilities to export, manipulate, analyse data and provide summary reports as required.
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role is highly desirable with knowledge of the electronic componentry supply chain.
  • Proven success in identification and negotiating best deals.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise effectively.
  • Strong PC skills with knowledge of Excel and ability to analyse and manipulate data.
  • Professional manner with excellent internal and external service skills.
  • Degree qualified or similar
  • Preferred CIPS qualified
  • The role will require working from home when required by the business

At Axis we expect every employee to commit to our Teamship Rules:

  • Caring: for each other, our customers, our suppliers and all other stakeholders
  • Hardworking: with diligence, creativity, and by going the extra mile
  • Integrity: through honesty with oneself and with others
  • Positivity: a can do attitude
  • Synergy: a united front as team Axis



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