Buyer / Commodity Manager

Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
22 days ago

Title: Buyer
Rate: £37.00 Per Hour
Duration: 12 months
Location: Gloucsester

Role Summary:
An experienced buyer undertaking routine procurement activity. Reporting to the Procurement Manager and working within a team of sourcing and material fulfilment specialists at our new, purpose-built facility at Gloucester Business Park.
Key Activities:
Actioning direct material procurement requirements in a timely manner to meet business needs in accordance with sourcing governance policies and regulatory requirements. Delivering best value, optimum delivery and low risk from the Dowty propellers supply chain
Essential responsibilities:

  • Generation of technical RFQ's
  • Analysis of quotations
  • Undertaking supplier selection
  • Negotiating terms, best price and optimum delivery schedules
  • Order placement
  • Ongoing commercial support

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Degree Level or equivalent
  • Experience in procurement, preferably in an aerospace or regulated environment
  • CIPS level 4 or higher preferred
  • FAR 12 & 15 experience preferred

Desired characteristics:

  • Although training will be given its important that the candidate is able to pick up things quickly and soon become effective in supporting the team's goals.
  • Must be able to work within required governance processes
  • Must be able to work within a cross functional team

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