Project Buyer

Project Buyer

Job Title: Project Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894403_1517565172
Contact Name: Aleysha Armstrong
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 02, 2018 09:52

Job Description

Are you a Buyer with experience in the Defence or Aerospace sector? Are you looked for a fixed term contract with an industry leader? If so, I'd like to hear from you.
Our client is a leading developer of mission and safety critical equipment in the aerospace and defence industries.

They are currently looking to recruit a Project Buyer for on a fixed term basis for either 6 or 12 Months.

This role includes:

*Supplier selection and management of sub-contracted work packages.
*To manage the day to day requirements and controls of the Purchasing Module on the ERP system
*Development of a competitive flexible supplier base, focussed on year on year cost reduction.
*Understanding and interpreting engineering requirements, including quality, delivery, specifications and price and ensuring that these requirements are understood and reflected throughout the procurement cycle.
*Ensuring that all enquiries are sent out in a professional and timely manner to establish the most competitive sources to support the bid management process.
*Negotiation of contracts.
*Prevention of critical supply issues through best practice supply chain management techniques.
*Pursuing Lean, inventory and consignment initiatives within the supply chain.
*To encourage communication between the supplier and engineering to effect cost reduction of mature and new products
*Liaise with other Departments and stakeholders to formulate 'make or buy decisions'
*To manage on time delivery from the supply base and expedite Purchase Orders as required
*Carry out site visits to suppliers as necessary
*Initiate supplier Production Readiness Reviews (PRRs)

About you:

*CIPS qualified or working towards
*Experience of using ERP system
*Literate in Microsoft office
*Experienced at working within a cross functional team
*Full driving license
*Relevant previous purchasing experience, i.e. with an Aerospace & Defence Company
*Previous experience in Electrical, Mechanical or Pneumatics commodities is preferred
*Previous experience with Supply Chain New Product Integration is preferred

Role: Project Buyer
Location: Cheltenham, South West
Salary: negotiable

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.

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.

This is a Fixed Term Contract position

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