Senior Sub Contract Buyer

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  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Bid Management

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  • Salary:

    £20 - £26 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

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Senior Sub Contract Buyer

- £26ph (ltd)

- Contract until April 2020

- Electronics, Aerospace, Defence, Automotive, Manufacturing

Would you like to work for a global leader in defence electronics and delivers mission critical systems for situational awareness, electronic warfare and surveillance across land, sea and air?

Reporting to the respective Procurement Manager, the role requires an attention to detail, the ability to operate effectively with other functions including a diverse group of engineering disciplines and the ability to deliver high quality output within often challenging timescales.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Have a sound understanding of Procurement principles, tools and techniques.

  • Preparation and submission of RFQs and conduct market price analysis, leading to Source Review Boards (SRB's)

  • Provide detailed analysis of supplier quoted pricing to be used in bid submissions and for product cost review boards.

  • Establishing compliant contracts with suppliers, involving negotiation of terms and conditions/ SoW which will may include mandatory customer/ government flow-downs.

  • Responsible for achieving compliance to internal governance.

  • Manage Suppliers through various process Gateways such as design review, production readiness review and regular business reviews. (Lifecycle Management)

  • Responsible for the creation of Phase Review deliverables i.e. Procurement Plans to document the procurement strategy for a number of new product introduction (NPI)/ steady state production projects.

  • Manage material budget v spend, savings capture and reporting of material estimate to complete (ETC) and monthly revenue forecasting

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge

  • CIPS preferred but not essential

  • Experience within a relevant field - Electronics, Aerospace, Defence, Automotive, Manufacturing

  • Analytical Mind

  • Good Negotiation skills.

  • Ability to influence

  • Working knowledge of trade compliance