Senior Technical Buyer

Location Bristol
Discipline: Aerospace
Salary: £30,000-32,000
Contact name: Joe Collins

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Job ref: 77
Published: 15 days ago

Our client is building technology to change the way the world travels. On their behalf, we are currently recruiting a Senior Buyer ideally with engineering or manufacturing experience. The ideal candidate will provide direct procurement support to the business covering a variety of areas and report to the Supply Chain Manager.

Key Attributes

  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.

  • A can-do approach to work.

  • Willingness to work up or down a level to get the job completed.

  • A self-starter yet strong team player.

Duties & Responsibilities

You will be working closely with the production, quality and program management departments and be responsible for managing the procurement activities of key work streams within the business.

Day to day activities will include:

  • Lead the supply chain for the various work streams.

  • Identification, selection and contracting with suppliers.

  • Close co-operation with the Production, Finance, Quality and Engineering teams.

  • Secure on time, cost and quality deliveries to the various company sites.

  • Conduct RFI and RFP with end-to-end responsibility from analysis to manufacture.

Basic Qualifications/Experience

Demonstrable experience working within a Supply Chain/Purchasing department.

Proficient use with MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Proficient administration and organisation skills.

Previous use of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system is desirable.

Eager to learn and adopt your style to a start-up environment; put the team first.

Must be a proactive, open, and direct communicator who engages comfortably and credibly with all levels of the organisation.


The package

  • Remote working (likely 50/50 split between working from home and office based).

  • Flexible start and finish times.

  • Competitive salary.

  • Company bonus.

  • Rapid career progression.

  • The opportunity to positively impact the way the world travels.