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Strategic Buyer - Aerospace

Job Title

Strategic Buyer - Aerospace

Reference13910711001_087274
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Town/CitySouth East England
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted23 May 2018

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Strategic Buyer required to join a rapidly growing team

Client Details

A global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. They employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Description

  • Performs complex purchasing activities including pricing, volume discounts, negotiating terms and long-term contracts with suppliers, and delivery of goods\services
  • Negotiates best terms (price, delivery, and payment terms) with suppliers, while maintaining efficient output of purchase orders, to reach highest quality at best value
  • Establishes source selection criteria for evaluation of quotations including target pricing
  • Evaluates quotations received from prospective suppliers and makes decisions regarding award of purchase orders
  • Implements formal and legal contractual documentation into the purchase orders, encompassing all corporate and government requirements
  • Resolves discrepancies between purchase order requirements and supplier performance
  • Ensures compliance to government laws, regulations and procurement policies and procedures
  • Identifies problem areas, initiates corrective action and establishes problem resolution dates in a timely manner
  • Maintains current and accurate purchase order data in the purchasing system (e.g. delivery dates, pricing, change orders)
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance







Profile

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of Procurement in aerospace/manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to write specifications, prepare bid documents, handle bidding process and analyze all bid results
  • Strong experience negotiating license contracts with a track record of success
  • Solves complex problems and exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), with ability to drive tasks to completion
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and database management tools





Job Offer

Competitive salary and package

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