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Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Manufacturing
LocationsDorset, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted14 June 2017

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Leading defence manufacturer are looking to appoint a buyer to support their high technology facility

Your new company
Forward thinking mechanical and aerospace market leader with excellent manufacturing and on site facilities. Recognised trainer and developer of progressive staff members and fantastic benefits packages on offer including flexible working hours.

Your new role
This role will be working in a team of 8 ensuring the effective procurement of materials, components and occasionally services.

As a Buyer your key responsibilities will include:
  • Ensure all Purchase Orders are acknowledged by the vendor base
  • Action MRP exception messages , schedule ins/out and cancellations in a timely manner
  • Review and manage the open Purchase Order book MRP to ensure component/service deliveries are delivered in line with requirements
  • Ensure latest projected dates of supply dates from vendors are maintained accurately on the ERP system to ensure production lines of balance are accurate
  • Manage the communication embodiment of change making amendments to requirements, schedule and price as required
  • Data owner for all supply master data and procurement elements of plan for each part
  • Monitor delivery status of scheduled receipts to ensure on time delivery to need.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on the performance of suppliers,
  • Ensure timely disposition and return of any non-conforming supplier material ensuring rapid replenishment to support production need.

What you'll need to succeed

As a Buyer your key skills and qualifications will include:
  • Experience working in a supply chain organisation
  • Previous experience as a Buyer within a technology company (ideally mechanical/aerospace)
  • Bachelor degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain or related field
  • Experience in influencing and or negotiating
  • Supplier Relationship management
  • Technical knowledge of commodities being managed
  • Able to work to financial and time sensitive constraints

What you'll get in return
37 hour week with flexible working outside core hours, generous pension contribution, CIPS funding, sports and social club membership.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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