• Technical Buyer - Aerostructures - Prestwick Jobs in United Kingdom

  • Goodrich Corporation Ltd
  • United Kingdom, Uk
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  • 0 - 3 Years
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Job Description:

Position Technical Buyer Location Prestwick, Scotland Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market Collins Aerospace makes modern flight possible Of course, that wouldnt be possible without the capabilities and technologies of our organisation, as well as our engineers -- a highly skilled, accomplished network that spans more than 180 sites, 24 countries and 6 Strategic Business Units (SBUs) Business Unit At Prestwick Service Centre we are specialists in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft engine nacelles systems and engine components As part of our planned continued expansion we require experienced individuals who will contribute to our success, whilst upholding our reputation as a leading provider of quality MRO services with our European and Middle Eastern customers Purpose of the Role Working within a product focused Business Unit, you will be responsible for all aspects of procurement to ensure timely acquisition of parts, services and materials to meet operational requirements Principle Duties / Responsibilities * Creation, approval and expediting of supplier POs to ensure continuity of parts, services and materials from Business Unit suppliers * Proactive management of safety stock levels to ensure downtime is prevented and inventory levels are maintained in line with agreed safety stock levels * Provide accurate forecasts of parts and materials to suppliers * Efficient purchase order management to ensure order status is being updated and delivery schedules are being achieved * Liaise with Business Unit to accurately forecast monthly spend and report on any variances in month * Evaluate supplier quotes and services to ensure competitive pricing is being achieved * Liaise with Business Unit to communicate any critical shortages and ensure any appropriate solutions are being proactively sought * Prepare and Issue Supplier Balanced Scorecards on a monthly basis * Chair formal QBRs with suppliers and drive performance improvements through KPIs and structured action logs * Participate in negotiations of long term service agreements with suppliers

Requirements
Essential Requirements / Skills / Qualifications * Proven track record as a Buyer, with strong vendor management experience, in a fast paced environment (aerospace experience advantageous but not essential) * Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build excellent internal and external stakeholder relationships at all levels * Expertise in using an ERP system (SAP preferred) * Highly self-motivated and proactive with the ability to work in a team environment * Strong negotiation, troubleshooting and problem solving skills * Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints * Must have excellent organisational and time management skills * Excellent communication skills both written and verbal * Knowledge and experience of Continuous Improvement Processes preferred * Microsoft Office computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook * Travel requirements <10 PERCENT (UK & International) * CIPS qualified would be advantageous but not essential For more information on the role, please contact kevinTonkincollinscom

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Automobiles/Auto Component/Auto Ancillary, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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