16 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client in the aerospace and defence industries is seeking a Buyer to be based out of their site in Cheltenham. This position is available on a permanent basis or for a 6 month Fixed Term Contract. You experience as a Buyer within a relevant engineering industry will be well placed in this role.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an engaging, interesting career role in a stable industry sector.

Below are some further details on the role. If you are interested, please apply at the bottom of the page.

Your responsibilities will include:

Managing the day to day requirements and controls of the Purchasing Module on the ERP system
Ensuring the timely procurement of the best value details for Production and Engineering requirements
Expediting Purchase Orders and manage defined suppliers as necessary
Carry out site visits to suppliers as necessary
Management of on time delivery from the supply base
You will be involved in the implementation of lean manufacturing principles within the purchasing department and help to promote them to the supplier base
Encouraging communication between the supplier and engineering to effect cost reduction of mature and new products.

About you:

Good communication skills
CIPS qualified or working towards
Commodity experience essential
Experience of using ERP system
Literate in Microsoft suite
Experienced at working within a cross functional team
Full driving license essential.

Job Title: Buyer
Location Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Job Type: Permanent OR Fixed Term Contract
Salary: Up to ??35,000pa
Job ID:LF/HQ 12567

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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