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Tampa, FL 33612

Posted: 11/02/2023 Job Type: Permanent/Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 24284 Pay Rate: $ 70000.00 - $ 80000.00

Job Description

Buyer - Electronic Components




Are you ready to take your procurement expertise to the next level? Join our dynamic team as a Buyer specializing in electronic components. In this pivotal role, you'll be responsible for procuring custom electronic components critical to our programs, collaborating closely with Engineering, and ensuring we maintain cost-effective, high-quality, and timely supplies. If you're a detail-oriented professional with a knack for negotiation and a passion for efficiency, we want to hear from you.




  • Strategic Sourcing: Source electronic components from suppliers capable of meeting or exceeding our cost, quality, and delivery standards.
  • Interpret MRP Output: Translate requirements from MRP output into actionable orders to support our manufacturing needs.
  • Inventory Management: Maintain appropriate inventory levels by making timely adjustments to quantities and delivery dates in response to changing requirements.
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Build and nurture relationships with suppliers to reduce lead times and streamline the supply pipeline.
  • Cost Negotiation: Negotiate favorable pricing for materials to optimize cost efficiency.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure materials supplied meet our stringent quality and supplier documentation requirements.
  • Responsive Procurement: Improve reaction time to changing requirements through effective interaction with MRP changes.
  • Preventing Shortages: Eliminate materials shortages that may hinder manufacturing execution.
  • Supplier Base Optimization: Maintain a well-balanced supplier base by identifying and engaging the optimum number of suppliers.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a business-related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of two years of relevant buying experience in an electronics manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting drawings, specifications, and blueprints.
  • Innovative, detail-oriented, with a comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing processes and management reporting requirements.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and an ability to prioritize work effectively to meet deadlines.


Ability to obtain a Government security clearance if required.

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