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At Active-PCB Solutions we work in a dynamic and customer focussed environment. We are always keen to hear from talented individuals who feel that they have the relevant skills to join our successful team and make a real difference to our organisation.

Download the specification for Production Staff

The company benefits include competitive salaries and 23 days annual leave.

If you are interested in joining Active-PCB Solutions please send your CV with a simple covering letter explaining what position you are looking for and how employing you would benefit our company. Please send it for the attention of:

HR Manager, Alicia Durdey,
Active-PCB Solutions Ltd,
Unit 4, Acre Road,

Or e-mail:

If you would like to discuss employment please call us on +44 (0) 118 9310292

No agencies, please.

Current Vacancies

April 2018

Materials Estimator with occasional buying responsibilities

Overview: The Materials Estimator will primarily provide materials quoting to the internal sales team as well as purchasing support as required.

Reporting directly to the Senior Materials Estimator, duties will include:

  1. Completing materials / component costing for sales enquires using Excel.
  2. Quoting Printed Circuit Boards, cable assemblies, metalwork, workshop consumables and internal purchasing requisitions.
  3. Liaising with customers to discuss materials / component queries and provide support by suggesting and sourcing alternatives.
  4. Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers with the view to improving supplier contracts and obtaining competitive pricing for materials.
  5. If required, completing component purchasing for sales orders using an MRP system.
  6. If required, expediting materials from suppliers so they are available when required by production.

General Skill Set

  • Current and relevant experience working as a Materials Estimator or Project Buyer within the Contract Electronic Manufacturing industry or as an Account Manager within the Electronic Component Distribution Industry
  • Current and relevant experience in negotiating the best pricing from suppliers.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Empathy and patience for dealing with customer materials queries
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload, while working under a degree of pressure
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office to include; excel, word, and outlook
  • Knowledge of an MRP system would be an advantage
  • Good knowledge of PCB's and electronic components is essential
  • Good knowledge of PCB assembly processes would be an advantage

Applicants should send an email and CV to

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