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Electronics Estimator / Buyer

Posted 4 January by Intec Recruitment Ended

The Electronics Estimator / Buyer supports the Purchasing Manager and Sales Team with the creation and processing of Customer requests for quotation, purchases and additional administrative tasks.

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Â Â Â Â Â Â Purchase Order Management;

· Regular processing of MRP.

· Creation of 1:1 Purchase Orders for WO.

· Creation of Purchase Orders to cover shortages and ad-hoc requirements.

· Creation of Purchase Orders to maintain Minimum stock levels at all times.

· Progressing of Purchase Orders.

  1.       Quotation Preparation â€" prepare quotations for PCB and Cable assemblies, using customer-supplied data, accurately and in a timely manner, including;

· Sending and discussing request for quotation with suppliers.

· Use of competitive quote methods to meet targets whilst focusing on cost reduction and optimal lead times.

  1. Â Â Â Â Â Â Sales Support;

· Supporting and communicating with the Sales department to provide accurate cost competitive quotations within defined targets and time frames.

· Processing Sales Order Receipt and CRF documents.

· Loading Sales Orders.

  1.       New Production Introduction (NPI) Processing â€" loading and checking customer bills of material into the MRP system (Factory Master).
  2.       Reporting â€" creation and assessment of assigned internal reports.


  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Purchasing role, ideally in Electronics, but other industries will be considered. Experience of dealing direct with Far East suppliers is preferred, but not essential.
  • Familiarity with;
    • Electronic components.
    • PCB Assembly
    • Cable Assembly
    • Mechanical Assembly
  • Experience of working with MRP systems.
  • Good communication and reporting skills, both verbal and written.
  • Good level of IT literacy in Outlook and Excel.
  • Ability to speak Mandarin would be a bonus but not essential


  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Can do attitude with a Continuous Improvement mentality.
  • Ability to take ownership and work to deadlines.
  • Positive work ethic.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision when required.
  • Ability to multitask effectively and work well under pressure.

Required skills

  • Electronics
  • MRP
  • Purchasing
  • Buyer
  • NPI

Reference: 34139170

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