• Electronics Buyer

    Posted: 06/02/2021

    Full Job Description

    Overview:
    KVH is looking for an Electronics Buyer, preferably with an electrical engineering focus. You help us solve our electrical component problems by reviewing and suggesting alternate components! This is a full time contract position.

    Responsibilities:
    • Arranges and participates in conferences between suppliers and engineers, inspectors, and others to facilitate material inspection, substitution, standardization, and economical procurement of parts and equipment.
    • Interviews supplier representatives regarding specifications, costs, inspection, and similar problems relating to parts and equipment.
    • Identifies, develops and manages cost reduction as electronice products are developed and through release to manufacturing.
    • Interviews and confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price availability and delivery schedules.
    • Participates in establishing performance criteria and specifications for electronic parts and components.
    • Advises company personnel, suppliers, and customers of nature and function of parts and equipment.
    Qualifications:
    • BA/BS in Electrical Engineering or a related technical experience required.
    • Experience working with electrical components, electro-mechanical assemblies, and PCBA’s required.
    • Experience with Engineering or Procurement/Contracts with a minimum of 5-7 years purchasing experience preferred.
    • Strong PC skills: Microsoft Word and Excel, MRPII/ERP systems desired.
    • Able to negotiate.
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
    Interested parties may apply here

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