Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent
Start Date: 2019-07-08
Reference: J140741
Contact Name: George Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 10, 2019 16:25

Job Description

Our client has manufactured some of the most successful civil aircrafts in the United Kingdom and are now the only independent civil aircraft manufacturers in the UK.
This company is ever growing and is now looking for you to join their team.
As a Buyer you will support the Supply Chain Manager by expediting and buying products and services. You will also be part of a team whose focus is to ensure that all materials, parts, spares and other associated components are procured for the business in a timely and effective manner so that every area of the business works efficiently.
Task that you will be working on:
•Identifying suppliers and raise Supplier Request for Quotations (RFQ's)
•Raising Purchase Orders in accordance with company policies and procedures
•Undertake New Build, Sales Order & Project related Procurement.
•Work with the wider team to reduce costs, mitigate risks, and reduce lead times.
•Identifying and monitoring Obsolescence issues.

Desired skills and attributes:
•Strong negotiating skills
•Excellent communication skills
•Proficient in MS Suite
•Ability to multi-task and manage priorities to meet multiple deadlines
•Effective team player and as an individual.
•Strong attention to detail
•Reliable, pro-active and self-confident.
•Understanding of the aviation industry and or basic engineering processes are desirable

•5 GCSE grade C or above including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications
•Degree in business, economics, relevant subject or similar level of education is desirable
•CIPS or working towards is desirable

Key Words: Buyer, permanent, full time, aircraft, aerospace, Supply chain, Purchasing

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