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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorAerospace & Defence, Manufacturing
Salary£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
LocationsOxfordshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted29 January 2018

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The Buyer will be responsible for creating and maintaining purchase order tracking systems, alerting management when orders have been filled along with continuous monitoring of supplier performance against the company requirements.

This role is to support a critical project where attention to detail and ensuring accurate data is a must. The role is offered on a contract basis with an immediate start required.

Client Details

Growing aerospace/space manufacturing organisation based in Oxfordshire.


  • Take full responsibility for transactional purchasing of an agreed range of categories and / or suppliers
  • Deliver a weekly purchase order report to management and project team that indicates due date against required date highlighting any late deliveries and/or slippages with mitigating actions (recovery plans) ensuring optimum delivery performance from the supply chain
  • Maintain project purchase order tracking system ensure data accuracy for weekly programme reviews
  • Present supply chain status on a weekly basis for areas/ categories of responsibility.
  • Effective and pro-active query resolution with suppliers via email, phone or if required supplier visit


  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Able to thrive in a high-stress and fast-paced environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and with external suppliers and customers
  • Willingness to travel if necessary and to support engagement with customers and partners

Job Offer

£40,000 - £50,000 - temp to perm

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