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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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30 May 2024

A fantastic opportunity for a Buyer to join a leading aviation organisation based in Gloucester, with a salary up to 50,000 per annum. The Buyer will be joining the procurement and supply chain team to support the procurement of complex machined aerospace parts. Candidates will have previous procurement experience from a fast-paced manufacturing or FMCG background and be eager to develop themselves within their career.

Role Responsibilities of the Buyer:

  • Assist in determining demand, supply, and fulfilment planning within the MRP system
  • Accountable for converting purchase demand into purchase orders after appropriately evaluating vendor capability, price, delivery needs, and vendor performance.
  • Accountable for the on-time-delivery of purchased parts from vendors, to meet customer requirements
  • Responsible for managing the RFQ process to secure competitive bids and ensure the organisation achieve best price for goods and services.
  • Responsible for ensuring Bill of Materials, parts, and master data, are maintained within ERP
  • Responsible for updating demand to accommodate Engineering Change Orders, and communicating changes to Procurement.
  • Integrate with Engineering teams to meet procurement requirements and act as primary point of contact for order status communication.
  • Provide status to planning and programs on latest status of purchase orders and expected delivery dates
  • Accountable for negotiating terms with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements.
  • Accountable for maintaining purchase order data within the ERP system.
  • Assist in maintaining business relationships with assigned suppliers.

Experience required of the Buyer:

  • 3+ years of related experience as Buyer or similar within a fast-paced manufacturing or FMCG environment
  • Experience sourcing complex machined parts and onboarding suppliers
  • Experience interpreting schematics and drawings and the ability to communicate effectively with suppliers.
  • Knowledge of purchasing processes.


Up to 50,000.

This role will be well suited to you if you have previous experience within procurement or purchasing as a buyer, senior buyer, purchasing officer, purchasing manager, procurement manager, senior procurement officer, category manager or category officer.

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  • Job Reference: 1341034260-2
  • Date Posted: 30 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Butler Ross
  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent