To apply for any of the jobs advertised below please email your CV to hr@flexconnectors.co.uk or alternatively send it by post to:

HR Department
Flex Connectors Ltd
Ruscombe Business Park
Ruscombe Lane
Twyford
Berkshire RG10 9LR

Purchasing Manager

Department: Purchasing

Reports to: Operations Manager

Location: Ruscombe,Berkshire

Job Purpose

To ensure that all purchasing has a positive impact on the business by working with internal stakeholders and sourcing the most cost effective solutions.  You will support sales bids in order to fulfil the customer and business requirements where 3rd Party goods, services and equipment are required to fulfil a customer solution.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Projects, Production and Sales departments to forecast and plan purchasing; ensuring all purchasing meets the relevant quality standards.
  • Benchmark, research and source new and alternative suppliers
  • Negotiate trading terms and agreements with suppliers
  • Develop and maintain excellent supplier relationships to ensure that communication and supply information is at the highest level both internally
  • Ensure stock and materials are purchased at competitive prices and delivered on time.
  • Maintain/reduce budgetary expenditure.
  • Develop and manage purchasing information and systems (manual and computerised).
  • Monitor, implement and report to the Directors on KPIs
  • Monitor regulatory and environmental issues relating to transport and packaging and ensure the company and suppliers comply with them.
  • Monitor stock and produce monthly stock reports.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Previous experience in purchasing and budget management using Sage 200
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of the purchasing strategy and its impact on the business and the bottom line.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, commercial and negotiation skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to think outside the box.
  • Good time management; able to deliver to tight deadlines.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or equivalent experience in Procurement Relevant purchasing qualifications
  • Experience working in a service-oriented organization with demanding customers.

Other

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • A valid driver’s license will be advantageous.
  • Able to travel when required.

Project Support Engineer

Reports to: Internal Project & Manufacturing Manager

Department: Internal Projects Department

Location: Ruscombe, Berkshire

Job Purpose

Brief responsibilities include the preparation of customer specific designs and quotations, working closely with our external sales team to ensure projects run efficiently from initial enquiry through to project completion and the fielding of technical enquiries from customers and colleagues alike.

This position would particularly suit an individual with electrical contracting experience looking for a career change.

Principal Responsibilities

  • By reference to customers’ drawings, develop designs, prepare product schedules and provide quotations for customers’ projects
  • Mark up customer drawings
  • Liaise with customers and external Sales Team to ensure that quotations are created to the correct specification.
  • Answer telephone and email enquiries from customers regarding flex 7 products.
  • Make site visits if/when necessary.

Experience and Qualifications

  • City & Guilds Parts 1 & 2 (A & B): Electrical Installation & Wiring or similar.
    Part C (Technicians) would be an advantage
  • Applicant should possess a good knowledge of electrical principals.
  • Applicant should be comfortable using Excel and Word.
  • Experience of CAD would be an advantage but not a necessity.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team Player

Other

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Able to travel when required.