• Electronics Buyer

    Posted: 06/02/2021

    Full Job Description

    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.

    • 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.
    • 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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