Posted 22/05/2024 by Barclay Meade

Remote job
Darlington, County Durham
£30,000 - £37,000/annum

A successful aviation business require a Buyer. Applicants should have previous procurement or supply chain experience, be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and confident in dealing with suppliers and stakeholders.

The Buyer will join a supportive team of Buyers and Senior Buyers reporting into a Procurement Manager. This is a fast-paced dynamic environment in which the Buyer will manage supply chain partners, to ensure goods/services are available to meet customer demand. The focus of the role is operational, driving suppliers against OTD and OTIF metrics.

Specific duties of the Buyer include:

  • Raising and placing purchase orders
  • Supplier orderbook management
  • Expediting
  • Managing supplier relationships and looking at ways to improve performance
  • Internal stakeholder management and relationship building - Production, Quality, Finance, Engineering etc.

Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Previous experience as a Buyer, or in a broader procurement, purchasing or supply chain role
  • Familiarity with a manufacturing or engineering environment
  • IT literate - MS Packages, an MRP or ERP system
  • Motivated, self-starter, Team player
  • An interest in, knowledge of or experience within an aviation or aerospace setting would be advantageous
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