Job Description

Buyer - Aerospace

A Buyer is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Lancashire.

Overview of the Buyer contract role

The Buyer role will be the interface to support requirements for a new Air Sector Programme including; liaising with suppliers to agree T&Cs, following Export Control procedures, supplier on-boarding & raising purchase orders.

Key skills required for the Buyer

  • Issue of tenders using e-RFX systems & assist suppliers with using the systems
  • Undertaking supplier due diligence & obtaining relevant information for on-boarding new suppliers
  • Manage purchase orders and address associated queries
  • Actively identify and deliver savings in support of the Indirect Procurement Services
  • Being the team representative for monthly governance meetings to provide updates and assign actions from these meeting to the wider team
  • Manage supplier annual certifications
  • Help develop and maintain a supplier database in support of the team category strategy
  • Support the wider team with major project delivery to gain experience and exposure within the organisation

The role is based in Lancashire - commutable from Preston, Blackpool, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool, Lancaster and Leeds

If you are a Buyer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Defence opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9194

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information.

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