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TT Electronics Temporary Factored Product Controller & Resistor Buyer in Bedlington, United Kingdom

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.

TT Electronics’ Bedlington facility north of Newcastle upon Tyne is the home of two TT Electronics divisions; Sensors & Specialist Components and Power Electronics. Sensors & Specialist Components are leaders in high reliability, high performance and engineered electronic components. Power Electronics provide custom power solutions for safety-critical applications in harsh environments. The team in Bedlington specialises in microcircuit production for the aerospace and defence industries.

Employee engagement is centre stage; we’re focussed on our employees and making TT a great place to work. Here at Bedlington we continue to invest and improve the site’s facilities, regularly get involved in fundraising for local charities and activities in our community, have a busy social club and have a group wide focus on ‘Build Expertise’ in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects developing our current employees and encouraging more to join our industry at this exciting time.

As part of our commitment to our Sensors and Specialist Components customers, we have an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Purchasing & Factored Product Administrator to join a talented Logistics and Procurement department.

Every employee is critical to our success and as such we offer a range of enhanced employee benefits along with career development opportunities, while you work with us to achieve our strategic growth and enhance our quality contribution.


Temporary Purchasing & Factored Product Administrator

for the Logistics & Procurement Department in Bedlington to support the team with daily duties, enabling them to support internal and external Customers more effectively.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare, monitor and expedite resale products purchase orders.

  • Monitor overdue deliveries and communicate with suppliers/internal/external customers

  • Progress supplier acknowledgements, check confirmation is in-line with supplier published lead times and update purchasing system, highlighting potential problems

  • Obtain price and delivery information from suppliers

  • Respond to invoice/price and stock queries

  • Support internal sales personnel to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Organise return shipments in response to supplier failure reports and customer RMA’s.

  • Create inbound deliveries for materials ordered so that fast and efficient turn round of product can be made.

  • Complete ad hoc assignments as defined by the Logistics Manager

  • Monitor stocks of resale products.

  • Monitor individual supplier on time delivery to WCL request date and supplier commit date

  • Update lead time sheet for all factored products

  • To review Purchasing reports and place purchase orders in a timely manner for sufficient product to be delivered at the correct time that meets with the optimum quality

  • To expedite delinquent suppliers in terms of late delivery of parts and or information relevant to the operation of the company in order to ensure that zero line stoppages are achieved.

  • To bring to the attention of the Purchasing Manager any Raw Material Issues affecting Production.

  • To reduce cost and inventory in line with the company and Purchasing and Logistics Managers plan without detriment to quality or customer service. The targets to achieve are as per company issued KPI’s at the point of time.

  • Update all weekly and monthly reports and graphs

  • Educated to ‘O/A Level’ standard including English and Mathematics.

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Must be customer focused and have excellent communication, telephone, organisation and planning skills along with the capability to work under pressure and to use own initiative.

  • Ability to deal with customers and suppliers at all levels is essential

  • Experience of working in a busy Customer Service/ Logistics Department within a manufacturing environment and is used to having a direct interface with both customers and suppliers

  • MCIPS Qualified or working towards MCIPS

If you’re interested; come and work with us, The TT Way:

We do the right thing | We bring out the best in each other | We achieve more together | We champion expertise | We get the job done… well!

We have an extremely diverse workforce stretching across the globe and as such, TT Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requisition ID: 2019-2540

Seniority Level: Entry level

External Company Name: TT Electronics plc

External Company URL:

Estimated Travel Required: 0 - 10%

Address Line 1: Welwyn Electronics Park

Post End Date: 31/05/2019