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This is an exciting role to work for an exciting aerospace and defence company and be part of the their large procurement division.
The Procurement function covers all requirements related to supply of goods into the business and strong Sub Contract management along with the storing, kit picking, goods inwards and logistics actions.
Location - High Wycombe
Salary - Negotiable
The roles and resposnibilties of the buyer will be -
Validation of Purchase Requisitions and negotiation with vendors (where required) to ensure the best quality, cost and delivery (QCD) performance is achieved.
Timely issue and expediting of Purchase Orders in accordance with company procedures and processes to ensure the best possible terms with respect to QCD and risk mitigation are achieved and therefore, reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO). Obtaining written order acknowledgements against all PO's in a timely manner will be instrumental to the procurement process.
Utilise competitive tendering wherever product design and/or time constraints allow.
To implement effective supplier relationship management (SRM) with strategic/key vendors.
To measure and report vendor QCD performance, implement improvement plans and implement corrective actions for unsatisfactory performance.
Identify opportunities for spend-leverage with suppliers wherever possible.
Assist is the selection of new suppliers via a common set of criteria and scoring matrix.
Support procurement department objectives and KPI's and be instrumental in supporting their achievement.
Support the timely return of any defective material deliveries to respective vendors and procure replacement materials in accordance with company procedures and processes whilst minimising any impact on project milestones.
The ideal candidate for this role will have -
Experience in a manufacturing environment
Strong understanding of procurement
CIPs qualified or working towards the qualification
Experience of Mechanical fabrication, PCB /electronic assembly procurement in the defence industry.
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