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  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £15.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kate Rothwell

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Buyer; Location: Rugeley; Duration: 6 Months
Hours: 37 per week; Pay: £15.00 per hour LTD

A vacancy has arisen for a Buyer to work with our client based in Rugeley, Staffordshire.

The Buyer position is within the Supply Chain Department, reporting to the Supply Chain Team Leader. This role forms part of a dynamic multi-disciplined team with responsibility for material cost, order book and supplier management in line with company requirements.

Key responsibilities:

To purchase materials in accordance with the agreed company policy and guidelines

To work with engineering in compiling procurement specifications for specialised equipment

To identify appropriate sources of supply to meet contract needs

To purchase competitively all materials/parts and ensure they are available at the required time and quality

To ensure contract conditions are applied back to back to our suppliers where appropriate

Ensure major contract specific material/parts are received on time /on quality

Ensure contract conditions are satisfied by suppliers as negotiated

Ensure targeted material cost savings are maximised

To enhance and improve supplier performance


CIPS qualification is preferred

Experience required:

Experience in major sub contract procurement. Analytical and organisational skills.
Experience with MRP/ERP systems.
IT skills including Excel, Word. PowerPoint and Outlook
Ability to work and communicate at all levels with others in a team environment
Excellent communication skills

Desired Skills:

Supplier development skills
Negotiating skills


Provide holiday and sickness cover for other members of the Supply Chain team as required
Weekend working is required to support the company's annual stock take.

The successful candidate will need undertake security clearance before starting in this role.

Please note the pay rate for this position is advertised as a Limited Company rate.

Morson is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy