Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895310_1541081190
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 01, 2018 14:06

Job Description

We are seeking a Buyer to work as part of a multi-functional team leading across various bids and sites. This team has a challenging role in sourcing new products and services to grow and support bid programmes across the business.

In this role you will carry out procurement tasks for the project teams. This will support all aspects of the project programme or any other programmes as directed.

The client has an excellent reputation for staff retention and is well established in the defence engineering industry. In this position, based in Bristol, you will be given training, the ability to develop your skills and clearly defined career development pathways.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

As Buyer you will have the following responsibilities:

Collaboration and partnering with project/engineering to understand requirements.
Processing requisitions.
Raising requests for quotation.
Raising purchase orders.
Order book management.
Supplier visits/order expediting.

You will have the following skills and experience:

A recognised degree level qualification, equivalent certification or relevant experience
Previous experience in a similar role.
Manufacturing and/or engineering experience is desirable as well as marine defence experience is DESIRABLE.
Ability to read engineering drawings is DESIRABLE.
Understand and challenge design for manufacture is DESIRABLE.
Proficient IT skills, in particular, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Studying towards, or willing to study for, MCIPS qualification.
Ability to assess and prioritise tasks effectively to ensure Customer demand is fulfilled on time in full.
Confident, self-motivated and with a flexible approach to workload.
Good communicator with the ability to establish strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Holder of a full UK driving licence.

Job Title:Buyer
Salary:Competitive + staff benefits
Location:Bristol, South West
Job ID:895310

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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