Planner Buyer

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £18.00 - £20.00 per hour + LTD

  • Contact:

    Karolina Stapor

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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  • Client:


Morson International is looking for Planner Buyer for our client based in Crawley,West Sussex.

Main purpose of the job:

The management of purchasing requirements, for subcontract repairs. Ensuring that all requirements are delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality.

Key tasks and accountabilities:

  • Using the appropriate business systems, convert demands into requisitions and purchase orders in line with Purchasing and Export Control, policies and procedures.
  • To manage order books for all purchased items, giving regular updates to relevant parties of delivery forecasts, pricing and status of any issues.
  • Ensure availability of appropriate documentation.
  • Provide regular inputs to Program Management teams.
  • Engage and communicate efficiently with internal customers and other functions as necessary.
  • Comply with Export Control guidelines and policies
  • Any other duties as may be required

Experience and skills:

  • Understanding of Purchasing and Supply Chain policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use, on line integrated Purchasing and Inventory Control Systems.
  • Experience in a purchasing capacity in a repair or production environment, dealing with a complex supplier base, managing UK and International suppliers would be an advantage
  • Good levels of literacy and numeracy, together with IT, customer service and communication skills.
  • Experience of managing suppliers
  • Experience of managing stakeholders
  • Basic knowledge of Shipping, Export Control and Logistics.
  • Ability to use appropriate problem solving tools.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for and receive a DBS certificate prior to commencement of the contract.