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Strategic Buyer - Loughborough

  • Location

    Loughborough, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sarah Davies

  • Contact email:

    sarah.davies@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH47031

  • Expiry date:

    16/06/2018

A Senior Buyer is required for a leading aerospace manufacturer based in Leicestershire.

the Senior Buyer will be responsible for a variety of purchasing tasks, including pricing and negotiating, whilst ensuring that procurement procedures comply with government laws, regulations and management objectives.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer:

  • Negotiating terms and long-term contracts with suppliers,
  • Maintaining efficient output of purchase orders
  • Establishing criteria for evaluation of quotations including target pricing
  • Evaluating quotations received from prospective suppliers and making decisions regarding award of purchase orders
  • Resolving discrepancies between purchase order requirements and supplier performance
  • Identifying problem areas, initiating corrective actions and establishing problem resolution in a timely manner
  • Maintaining current and accurate purchase order data in the purchasing system

Key Skills and Experience required for the Senior Buyer

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of Purchasing in an aerospace manufacturing environment
  • Ability to write specifications, prepare bid documents, handle bidding process and analyse all bid results
  • Experience of successfully negotiating licence contracts
  • Ability to solve problems and use own judgement

This is an excellent opportunity to progress your Purchasing career with a leading company and we anticipate that responses will be high, so please apply today or contact Sarah Davies on 01384 446 143 for further information.