Purchasing Manager – Electronics & Control Systems

Competitive salary + benefits
Posted a month ago
Job ID: 7378

Job Description

My client, a leading OEM, is looking to recruit a Purchasing Manager - Electronics & Control Systems
to assist with the purchasing of electronic manufacturing services.
This is a global position managing the strategic procurement and category strategy for all electronic manufacturing services purchasing.
Your responsibilities as the Purchasing Manager – Electronics & Control Systems:

  • Engage with stakeholders to understand business needs – this includes technical departments and R&D to assess and source relevant suppliers for current and upcoming projects/products
  • Work closely with a select set of specialist EMS (Electronics Manufacturing Services) suppliers to translate business needs accurately and understand the potential to collaborate
  • End-to-end procurement covering sourcing, negotiating and contracting within the EMS field for turnkey lots right through to supplier relationship management within delivery and under warranty, plus scoping the market for R&D/innovation partnerships
For this Purchasing Manager – Electronics & Control Systems role, we are looking for a high calibre candidate with the following skillset:
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in a technical or business discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience in procurement of Electronics Manufacturing Services
  • Knowledge of the global market in electronics manufacturing
  • Ability to foster close long-term supplier relationships within a niche marketplace
  • Ability to manage highly technical requirements
  • Strength in new supplier sourcing – especially in contracted/external manufacturing services
  • Experience of working with high value lots that may have lengthy or complex delivery requirements
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