Procurement contract specialist

  • Location

    Yeovil, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jamie Grove

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Procurement Contracts Specialist - Somerset

Negotiate and manage supplier contracts for performance of maintenance, repair and overhaul services for a range of hydro-mechanical equipment.

* Day to day management and administration of assigned supplier accounts in order to resolve issues in a timely manner so that the flow of material to Customers is not interrupted,
* Timely issue of purchase orders for the performance of MRO services,
* Negotiation of long term support agreements for the performance of MRO services for customer owned assets to improve the levels of service LHD is able to provide to Customers and to reduce support costs,
* Maximise profitability whilst maintaining focus on asset availability,
* Build professional and effective relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders, and
* Work with Material Services to improve the performance of designated suppliers.

In order to apply for this role you will need:

* Experience in supplier or customer facing role preferably in defence and/or aerospace sector
* Engineering and/or customer support experience would be an advantage, ideally within military aerospace
* Experience or aptitude for contract development and negotiation
* Experience working in a team environment
* Capable of working with a degree of autonomy
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent with good level of numeracy and literacy