Commodity Buyer (Electronics)

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Buckinghamshire | Ref: BBBH20338

£30000.00 - £40000 per annum + Company Bonus + Travel + Benefits

Commodity Buyer (Electronics)


£35,000 - £45,000

Role Profile

Do you want to work for a company who's Managing Director and Owner is passionate about staff training and improvement? Are you looking for the opportunity to travel internationally to meet with suppliers and clients? I'm currently recruiting for a company who's own Supply Chain Manager has just received their third promotion in this company and have multiple international suppliers. The client is a Materials manufacturer who are currently looking to add into their Purchasing team. You should have some experience in purchasing to assume an Electronic Sourcing role. Working with a host of international clients, you will be travelling to meet them in person to improve supplier terms and build relationships. You should have a technical background, able to interpret and source from Engineering drawings, with a couple of years purchasing experience.


The various opportunities provided for you in this role are:

  • International travel to the far east and Europe.
  • This client is heavily focused on developing and promoting their own staff.
  • Fast-growing company, meaning this role will soon be a pivotal role in the company as it grows.
  • The role is both supplier and customer facing, meaning there is a lot of opportunity to develop soft skills and build relationships.

Skills & Experience

Skills and personal qualities considered to be essential for the role are:

  • 3+ years Purchasing experience.
  • Engineering knowledge to interpret engineering drawings.
  • Technically and commercially astute.
  • Excellent computer skills (Office).
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Passionate about self-development.
  • Ability to travel freely to visit suppliers both in the UK and overseas.


  • Organized and disciplined.
  • Enthusiastic and a great team-mate.
  • Able to adapt and change plans with short notice for travel.
  • Numerate and literate.
  • Hard-working and motivated.

Client information

Our client is an international materials manufacturer.


£35,000 - £45,000 + Pension + Travel + 25 days holiday + Company Bonus

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