Are you a Buyer with an assertive attitude and experience in driving new projects?
We are working closely with a well-established Defence Manufacturer that have won an extremely large contract worth over £2 bn over the next 10 years and will therefore see significant growth in all departments.
That's were the New Project comes in. You'll be part of a team of Buyers helping to drive NPI & NPD projects for an integral new part of the business.
The department covers a range of commodity categories, including Fabrication, Hydraulics, Metalworking, Cutting & Bending, etc.
You will identify suitable suppliers, prepare Request of Proposals (RFP's), expedite Request for Quotations (RFQ's), liaise with suppliers on technical issues, attend supplier quality visits and more.
You will be proactive in expediting materials to support MRP dates, as well as processing Purchase Orders via the MRP system (SAP).
Skills and Experience:
Degree level highly desirable
Experience on New Projects
Sourcing within Fabrication, Hydraulics, Metalworking highly desirable
2 years+ proven experience in Supply Chain / Procurement.
SAP experience desirable
Location - South Manchester
Salary - Competitive (dependent on experience)
Permanent - Full Time