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Buyer - Brighton, East Sussex

Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Aerospace
This vacancy has now expired.


A market leading Defence / Aerospace company are seeking a buyer


+ Efficiently and effectively manage the procurement of all production and non-production materials and subcontract requirements to ensure timely delivery of quality conforming goods and services in accordance with customer orders

+ Review, select and manage a best value, reliable and performing supplier base in accordance with customer contractual requirements and company procedures

+ Actively represent procurement and support Procurement Manager at internal company meetings

+ Essential use of the company MRP system to support production requirements . In addition , liaise with all production support functions through a variety of progressing and review processes to minimise material shortages , meet schedules / changes and minimise stock

+ Recommend and implement industry best practice approaches to material procurement


+ Significant previous experience of procurement within an engineering / manufacturing biased industry

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills , including the ability to prepare and deliver professional presentations at a senior level

+ Ability to identify improvement opportunities and follow them through to conclusion

+ Highly motivated and performance focused with good interpersonal and negotiating skills

+ Capable of holding an authoritative position and winning both respect and technical credibility with employees , suppliers and customers

+ Occasional travel will be required


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