30TH MAY 2017

We are seeking a Sub Contract Manager / Buyer at HQ

Due to business growth, we are seeking a Sub Contract Manager / Buyer to be based at our Ross-on-Wye headquarters.


Main duties

As Sub Contract Manager / Buyer,  you will establish and maintain the complex supply chain.  in respect of Kirintec’s products you will achieve the following:

  • Cost effectiveness of products
  • Supply chain robustness
  • Supply chain capacity


This role reports to

Operations Director

Key responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain subcontract agreements
  • Identify and establish a cost effective and resilient supply chain – including face to face liaison
  • Undertake supplier evaluations
  • Verify and validate supplier quotes
  • Ensure suppliers are working to latest release documents and their lead times are in line with Kirintec commitments to customers
  • Ensure ongoing ‘cost down’ in the supply chain
  • Work with engineering team to identify and establish new suppliers for New Product Introduction (NPI)
  • Own and maintain Kirintec’s ‘Cost of Sale’ databases for accurate quotation generation
  • Take responsibility for subcontract and supplier deliveries
  • Manage the interface between the Kirintec Group of companies and supply chain / sub-contractor


Essential skills

  • Previous experience in and proven ability to prepare and negotiate subcontracts
  • Experience of supply chain management within the electronics industry
  • Previous experience of buying from an international supplier base
  • Computer literate, with MS Office experience
  • Good problem solving and people influencing skills


Desirable skills

  • Previous experience with a CEM
  • Experience of MRP and ERP


About Kirintec

Kirintec is an exciting and ambitious Research & Development led company, with market leading technology and expertise. We offer a fast-paced dynamic environment, fostering innovation at all levels – with rewards to match.


Due to the rapid growth underpinned with established products, we are now seeking further top-class people at all levels to play a part in our continued expansion. This includes the Sub Contract Manager / Buyer position.


Employment terms

  • Hours – 37.5 per week
  • Location – Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
  • Probation – N/A
  • Duration – Six-month contract, with a view to becoming permanent
  • Salary – to be discussed



To Apply

Finally, if you think you could impress us and be our Sub Contract Manager / Buyer, please email your CV to recruitment@kirintec.com with a cover letter.

Please also use this email address should you have any queries.