2325812 Buyer

04 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Our client is a world leader in the design and manufacture of satellite systems. Their activities cover complete civil and military telecommunications and Earth observation systems, science and navigation programmes, together with avionics and a wide range of space equipment and associated ground infrastructure. They have a new and exciting opportunity for a Buyer to work onsite in Portsmouth for a 12 month contract. This contract is highly likely to be extended beyond. The department are responsible for all Operations Purchasing for project & product businesses, forecasting & demand management within CIS Operative Buyers role is responsible for the execution of all operational sourcing activities along the project life cycle. The buyer will have the Ability to work with Customer to define actual requirements, then directly influence supplier to achieve target cost and on time and on quality delivery performance. Buyer will provide purchasing services to Airbus Defence and Space, CIS, Satcom business units in the UK. All Satcom staff are potential Customers so individual will have to work across the multiple disciplines in the business. Buyer will be required to procure items in the network connectivity and satcom communications equipments commodity group · Cover for team lead in their absence · Issue and manage requests for quotation · Source compliant materials · Manage & control supplier deliverables (time, cost & quality) · Manage the contract fulfillment (issue & track PO`s) · Ensure correct maintenance of SAP data · Extract procurement reports from SAP · Manage suppliers returns & repair process · Resolve invoice queries · Support the clearance of supplier quality/performance issues · Regular reports to customers Essential: HND or equivalent academic qualifications required Substantial professional purchasing experience Desirable: CIPS Monthly visits to other UK site locations with periodic international travel Please note that the manager may consider candidates who operate at the level between Procurement administrator and buyer. The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66793567