Indirect Buyer

Indirect Buyer

Up to £52,000 basic salary

Based in Denham, Uxbridge

A lead manufacturer within aerospace is looking to expand their Sourcing department by bringing in an Indirect Buyer to join their dedicated team based in Denham!

In this role, you will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing indirect materials and services in accordance with the overall Strategic Plan, particularly in relation to testing facilities.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide the primary point of contact for suppliers and manage allocated supplier relationships to ensure that supply of products, services and or material is delivered in accordance with contractual terms and the production schedule.
  • Ensure performance against key KPI's (Quality, Cost, Delivery) and proactively identify and manage any risks that may cause impact.
  • Continuously look for, and implement, improvements in internal business process which will have a beneficial impact on KPI's.
  • Identify and engage with new suppliers via tendering RFI and RFQ exercises as required. As required support customer meetings, bids and reviews in respect of supply chain strategy and any issues affecting ability to deliver.
  • Identification or risks within suppliers e.g. obsolescence of materials and parts, or changes in ownership that may cause impact. Support the senior team to develop risk mitigations and corrective actions plans.
  • Generation and maintenance of supplier data in SAP - cost, master data, transactions etc. to support financial and governance process.
  • Ensures compliance with export controls e.g. UK, USA, others as appropriate and Company Policies & Processes.

Experience/Skills required:

  • Degree or equivalent, ideally in Mathematics/Statistics, Engineering, Business, Purchasing or Accountancy
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a sourcing/procurement role i.e. sourcing/buying services and materials
  • Knowledge of testing facilities i.e. test procedures, services or equipment
  • Knowledge of SAP or related MRP/ERP systems
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

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