High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
7 months ago
Senior Buyer - Buckinghamshire - up to £45,000
Background: Function The Operations function provides materials management, manufacturing and production engineering services to the business deploying best practices to produce its equipment.
The Procurement department takes responsibilities for the materials element of the product/project life cycle and for the provision of a robust and efficient supply and inventory management solution, maximising value.
Purchase goods, materials and services to ensure that the company operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.
The role has greater responsibility and accountability than a Buyer and includes some people management responsibility. The job holder may take responsibility for a specific project or hold a larger remit in terms of purchasing responsibility.
To develop and manage an agile, robust, approved vendor base at a level focused on technological improvement and reduction of cost.
To take project delivery responsibility as determined by project milestones, for the on-time-in-full delivery of materials and services.
To develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement.
To identify and develop two-way, 'win-win' supplier-customer relationships.
To support departmental KPI requirements.
Mentor and coach direct report to enhance their career as a Buyer and professional development
In order to apply for this position you will have had defence/aerospace experience and currently be security cleeared.