Buyer- Fuel and Inerting Procurement

Posted 6 days ago by Stream

£25.52 - £33.90/hour

Buyer- Fuel and Inerting Procurement

The Company:

Our aerospace and defence client has the need for a Buyer to join their Procurement team.

Key information:

Location: Bristol

Employment Type: Contract

Length of Contract: 7-months

Rates: £33.90p/h Umbrella / £25.62p/h PAYE

Clearance: BPSS

The Role:

  • Set up and lead Procurement activities for Fuel and Inerting products including securing the contractual framework with the suppliers
  • Lead the sourcing activities as applicable, managing the tendering and the contract negotiation to achieve the best purchasing conditions in accordance with company requirements and procedures
  • Monitor the contract with suppliers and company stakeholders to achieve, throughout the contract life cycle, a complete application of terms and conditions to ensure suppliers deliver expected performance in all dimensions (Logistics, support, quality, cost...)
  • Act as the main focal point for the contracts internally and externally and manage the day-to-day relationships with suppliers
  • Running projects to optimize customer value, while minimizing total cost of ownership and risks
  • Co-ordinate with the Multi-Functional Team for all activities related to the contracts
  • Assist in defining and implementing the commodity strategy
  • Perform market analysis and support global sourcing and offset initiatives
  • Support value creation projects, innovation and future product developments including Research and Technology projects as required for Fuel and Inerting Systems
  • Implement procurement policy
  • Ensure accurate financial forecasts together with Financial Controlling in relation to financial risks and opportunities for the Suppliers/Contracts
  • Ensure risk and opportunity management is embedded in the day-to-day operations
  • Ensure all opportunities for counter claims are collated and charged back to the supplier

Your skills:


  • Procurement experience essential, although applications from applicants with good business experience and knowledge of the Procurement process are also welcomed
  • Experience working in a multi-functional environment
  • Experience in stakeholder management and ability to influencing internal customers
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills including at senior management level


  • Commercial / Contract / Finance knowledge

Key words: Buyer, procurement, risk management, opportunity management, negotiation, supplier, suppliers, tender, tendering, contracts, logistics

Commutable from: Bristol, Bath, Newport, Weston-Super-Mare, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud, Chippenham, Yeovil, Bridgewater, Taunton, Swindon

stream is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Contract Length:
7 months
Job Reference:
Job ID:
Less than 10

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