Job Description

Buyer - Aerospace

A Buyer is required to work on a 12 month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Lancashire.

Overview of the Buyer contract role

Seeking an experienced buyer to specifically support our Land UK business with the procurement of indirect goods and services.

Key skills required for the Buyer

  • Ideally, the candidate should have knowledge of SAP.
  • I am seeking a buyer who is able to prioritise his/her workload, feel empowered to challenge the business/requestors to ensure compliance with preferred supply base and compliance with business processes.
  • In addition to transacting POs for various goods and services, the role will require the candidate to challenge, identify opportunities to optimise the volume of transactions from the business, and seek to right size the supply base used by the business. This may require working with category leads to ensure minimal leakage from preferred suppliers.
  • It is expected that, by working closely with the business, challenging suppliers and internal stakeholders, there will be opportunities to deliver cost savings to the business.

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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