Procurement / Buyer

Overall Purpose of the Role:

Support the Procurement Team in the procurement and quotation of goods and materials to ensure that the company’s operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the procurement of goods as specified by a customers Bill of Material, ensuring correct quantity, best price and timely delivery.
  • To assist in producing quotations against customers Bill of Materials.
  • Resolving any delivery or quality issues in an efficient manner to prevent any delays in the delivery of product to our customer or line stoppages.
  • Negotiating and building relationships with suppliers.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Analytical, numerically astute, with strong problem solving abilities
  • Commercial and financial awareness, with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of electronic components
  • Keen and eager to learn.


If you're interested in this position, we suggest you apply immediately as the company will be shortlisting for interview quickly. If you'd like further information give us a call.

This position may also be of interest to a Procurement, Commodity Buyer, BOM Engineer, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales. Electronics Engineer


Due to the high volume of enquiries that we receive, we are not always able to respond to all CVs. If you have not received a response within two weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful in this instance.  Good luck with your application and we’ll look forward to receiving your CV.


We offer a £200 referral if you introduce someone we place - see our website for details www.burnsmanufacturingservices.co.uk


Experience Levels:

·         Previous experience of working in an electronics manufacturing environment is a necessity.


·         Excel skills are a necessity.