TT Electronics

Purchasing Officer

Posted Date 5 months ago(06/01/2023 16:35)
Job ID
United Kingdom
Seniority Level
Job Function
Materials: Purchasing & Planning
Permanent Full-Time
Estimated Travel Required
0 - 10%

Company Overview

At TT Electronics, you will meet dedicated people who believe that advanced electronics is the key to a brighter, smarter future.  Whether it’s advanced flight controls, smart surgical tools, intelligent vehicle charging or seamless automation everywhere, advancements like this come from the minds of passionate, creative people – working to a common goal, watching out for each other, and caring about making a difference in the lives of people all over the world. 


Our passion?  Simplifying the development of complex electronics… it’s the reason we exist as an organisation.  Our way of life?  Fostering a culture that values individuals as well as community and teamwork. 


Join us – and work with a team that believes success is measured by more than the bottom line, where you’ll find opportunities to achieve your goals, contribute to the lives of others, and build a brighter, smarter future, together. 


Our Eastleigh facility is an established market leader committed to the development of intelligent interface solutions. Our speciality at this location is Human Machine Interface, (HMI), and the latest technologies in capacitive touch screens, capacitive switch control panels, patented thin film backlighting using LED illumination, as well as traditional membrane keypads and displays for control panel assemblies. At this site we have a dedicated design centre for R&D in the HMI space.

Role Overview and Responsibilities


To support the organisation at all stages of the supply chain to ensure that the material flow throughout the site supports planned production and all related functions.


Key Responsibilities

  • Generate MRP for Key suppliers/Commodities.
  • Assist with projects & RFQ generation.
  • Negotiates and agrees pricing with Suppliers.
  • Raise and manage EC orders.
  • Manage invoice queries.
  • Obtaining and transacting into MRP, the weekly expedite reports and acknowledgements from suppliers.
  • Generating and reviewing the monthly shortage report.
  • Identifying and reporting to both operational staff and the Purchasing Manager any risk in the supply chain that may impact on the ability to manufacture to plan.
  • Ensure Quality standards are rigorously applied to all tasks completed and take an active role in identifying issues which may affect the quality of your own work or the work of others.
  • Adhere to all policy and legislative requirements in respect of Health & Safety and Environmental Legislation.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

Core Requirements

  • Broad understanding of the requirements of high volume buying within electronics industry.
  • Experienced in the negotiation and agreement of prices with suppliers.
  • Full understanding of Quality standards and that they are applied to all aspects of the purchasing role.
  • Previous demonstrable experience in buying/MRP.
  • Able to communicate effectively with suppliers and internal customers.
  • Numerate, accurate with an attention to detail.
  • Excellent PC skills, including MS Office, Excel.
  • Able to work to deadlines with minimal supervision.


Desireable Skills and Experience

  • Possess CIPS certification.




Solving Technology Challenges for a Sustainable World

We want the very best people in our TT family across the globe – so we welcome applications from everyone, to celebrate a diverse mix of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and you can rest assured that TT Electronics takes positive steps to ensure we are an inclusive business, that will welcome and support you, from your initial application to wherever your career takes you! Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to your application, in order that we can accommodate and support you in the process. If you want to work for a company where who you are is valued and respected, we’d love to hear from you.  

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