• Permanent
  • Gloucester, South West
  • Posted 6th November 2017
  • £26000 - £33000 per Annum + pension, flexi time, benefits
  • Ref: SW1173
£26-33k + benefits

My client is a global organisation looking to recruit a Buyer due to sustained and planned growth. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with strong supplier management, negotiation and supply chain skills to join a busy team. You will be responsible for purchasing and supplier performance management of complex OE, legacy, and spares components for the Aerospace industry.

Duties and Responsibilities
*Management of the Supply Chain for timely placement of purchase orders and sub-contract orders for suppliers as required
*Negotiating best cost, delivery terms and days to pay
*Ensure appropriate quality instructions and customer requirements are provided to suppliers
*Coordinate delivery status, communicate internally and manage any recovery to support the business requirements
*Ensure forecast data is obtained and updated into the utilised Business System
*Manage total supplier delivery performance, support supplier business reviews and manage and monitor OTIF and overdue performance metrics
*Support supplier selection process when required
*Travel to other sites and supplier sites may be required

*Ability to read and translate Engineering drawings and documentation
*Previous experience in a purchasing role is essential, preferably Aerospace but not essential
*Inter-operational process management experience, with a good knowledge of purchasing procedures, is essential
*Excellent negotiating skills required
*Good project management skills
*Task / Achievement focused
*Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

Please note candidates need to be able to obtain Security Clearance to undertake the role.

In return, my client offers a competitive salary and package including flexi-time (37 hour week) and half day Fridays. Being a Global business, there is often potential / scope to explore future development at other sites.

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