TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering support and expertise through a global network of specialists and world class facilities.
With approximately 6000 colleagues we operate from 27 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.
Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well!
As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.
AB Connectors, as part of TT Electronics, is based in Abercynon, beautifully located in the South Wales Valleys. We are a recognised market leader in the design and manufacture of connectors and electrical harness systems used in harsh environments for the Rail and Defence industries. We employ 160 people and with over 50 year’s history, AB Connectors plays a vital part in the Abercynon community. Our business’ future looks brighter than ever, with new products being launched and a strong development roadmap to support our growth strategy.
The company is looking to recruit a Technical Buyer, reporting to the Purchasing Manager. The role's primary purpose is to support the project and engineering teams with the evaluation and selection of suppliers, the management of associated tooling/ process development, prototype parts manufacture and production release to meet the required project budget and time scales.
Secondarily, you will support our purchasing and quality teams in aligning our suppliers’ technical and commercial capabilities whilst also assisting with supplier development and improvement workshops. The role’s primary responsibilities will be as follows:
The ideal candidate will be an experienced purchasing professional with strong technical background and a broad knowledge of manufacturing processes and international purchasing and importing.
In that respect, you possess: