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  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH119498
  • Location: England, Leicestershire
  • Sector: Project / Programme Management, Aerospace
  • Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
  • Date posted: 18/01/2018
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Job title: Buyer
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000
Location: Leicestershire

My client is looking for a Buyer to use their expertise in performing a variety of purchasing activities including pricing, negotiating terms, volume discounts, long-term contracts and delivery of goods\services with suppliers. Applies government laws and regulations while conducting procurement activities and ensures alignment with management objectives.


*Prepare and processes requisitions and purchase orders for the procurement of goods, services and supplies
*Performs on time delivery of products or services, and negotiates with suppliers to reach highest quality at best value
*Initiates bid/quote process for services, supplies and equipment; prepares bid documents and oversees the bid process; performs bid analysis and makes recommendations regarding purchases
*Evaluates reports to define the need for the purchased product(s), prepares request for quotations, evaluates quotes, selects suppliers, creates and approves purchase orders (POs)
*Manages specific custom commodities with high viability to balance demand and maintains an understanding of each supplier's capabilities and current capacity
*Applies understanding of basic market drivers, so that reasonable pricing can be determined and supply risk reduced
*Maintains current and accurate purchase order data in the purchasing system (e.g. delivery dates, pricing, change orders)

Key Skills

*Experienced in acquiring materials necessary for manufacturing and the organisation, while maintaining relationships with vendors
*Demonstrated ability to write specifications, prepare bid documents, handle bidding process and analyse all bid results
*Strong experience negotiating license contracts with a track record of success
*Prior experience of working in an Aerospace, Defence or Space environment

If you would like to be considered for the aforementioned Buyer vacancy then please do submit an application.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.