Senior Buyer

Job Ref: 60412
Sector: Defence
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 02 July 2019
  • New Malden, Surrey, England, UK New Malden Surrey GBR KT3 4NR
  • £40,000 - £50,000 per Annum
  • Cassandra Fuente
  • 01329 227000

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Our client based in New Malden, Surrey, is currently seeking a buyer with defence or marine industry experience to join them on a permanent basis.

The client design, develop and install control systems used on Naval vessels and they also have contracts in place with M.o.D clients for continued servicing after systems are deployed.

Due to expansion, the client are looking to recruit a Senior Buyer to assist with the sourcing and planning of materials and outsourced manufacturing.

The Senior Buyer will carry out the following duties:· Maintain and supplier relationships and manage equipment price· Coordinate spares and repair fulfilment needs for the M.o.D client· Ensure stock levels match customer demand· Negotiate with suppliers for both existing, in-service and new programme demands· Oversee product obsolescence and end-of-life notifications including last time buys, identifying suitable alternative suppliers and equipment

The successful candidate will have the following experience:· 4+ years of procurement experience in a buyer/purchasing officer/procurement specialist role· Exposure to the defence, maritime or Naval engineering environment· Experience in undertaking supplier negotiations to drive down costs, defects and inventory storage whilst maintaining quality· Qualified with, or working towards, CIPS· The ability to obtain UK M.o.D SC Clearance

The site is local to various rail and London underground connections. They also have on-site parking.

For more information or to apply, submit your CV today. Alternatively, call Cassandra at Carbon60 on 01329227067 for a confidential chat.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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