Senior Tactical Buyer - Deeside

Job Ref: 61132
Sector: Engineering Technology
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 25 October 2019
  • Flintshire, Wales, UK Flintshire Flintshire GBR CH5 2NS
  • Competitive
  • Jamie Birch
  • 01329 227000

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Buyer/Technical Buyer - Deeside

Position Summary

Management of all purchasing and supplier performance activities for OE, legacy, and spares components for the Aerospace industry

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management of the purchase requisitions for timely placement of purchase orders and sub-contract orders for suppliers as required.
  • Ensure appropriate quality instructions and customer requirements are flowed to suppliers
  • Coordinate delivery status, communicate internally and manage supplier recovery to support the business requirements
  • Manage import of goods with detailed management of ITAR and related customs regulatory requirements
  • Identification, mitigation and reporting via the Risk Register with appropriate escalation
  • Support supplier selection and assessment using Supplier assessment/RAIL project
  • Manage and update Savings register
  • Manage supplier delivery performance and associated metrics
  • Hold regular supplier business performance reviews and Strategic Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Negotiate best cost, delivery, and payment terms. Total cost of acquisition
  • Invoice query resolution
  • Work with Contract Manager to implement long term agreements
  • Deputise for Direct procurement manager when necessary

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 5 years minimum experience in aerospace purchasing.
  • Inter-operational process management experience, with a good knowledge of purchasing procedures, is essential
  • Work proactively with minimal supervision, reporting as appropriate. A high sense of urgency, accountability, and commitment to delivering value to the organization
  • Ability to read and translate Engineering drawings and documentation
  • Exposure and experience in global and diverse manufacturing and assembly environments
  • Understanding of raw material, forgings, machining, supplier manufacturing processes and treatments would be an advantage
  • Trained in continuous improvement tools and techniques.
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results focussed
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Previous experience of Syteline and EFACS Business systems an advantage

For more information please get in contact with Jamie Birch at Carbon60 on 01329 227006 or

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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