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Flex Connectors Ltd
Ruscombe Business Park
Berkshire RG10 9LR
Reports to: Operations Manager
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.
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
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.
Eligibility to work in the UK
A valid driver’s license will be advantageous.
Able to travel when required.
Reports to: Internal Project & Manufacturing Manager
Department: Internal Projects Department
Location: Ruscombe, Berkshire
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.
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