Buyer- Fuel and Inerting Procurement

Buyer- Fuel and Inerting Procurement

The Company:

Our aerospace and defence client has the need for a Buyer to join their Procurement team.

Key information:

Location: Bristol

Employment Type: Contract

Length of Contract: 7-months

Rates: £33.90p/h Umbrella / £25.62p/h PAYE

Clearance: BPSS

The Role:

* Set up and lead Procurement activities for Fuel and Inerting products including securing the contractual framework with the suppliers
* Lead the sourcing activities as applicable, managing the tendering and the contract negotiation to achieve the best purchasing conditions in accordance with company requirements and procedures
* Monitor the contract with suppliers and company stakeholders to achieve, throughout the contract life cycle, a complete application of terms and conditions to ensure suppliers deliver expected performance in all dimensions (Logistics, support, quality, cost…)
* Act as the main focal point for the contracts internally and externally and manage the day-to-day relationships with suppliers
* Running projects to optimize customer value, while minimizing total cost of ownership and risks
* Co-ordinate with the Multi-Functional Team for all activities related to the contracts
* Assist in defining and implementing the commodity strategy
* Perform market analysis and support global sourcing and offset initiatives
* Support value creation projects, innovation and future product developments including Research and Technology projects as required for Fuel and Inerting Systems
* Implement procurement policy
* Ensure accurate financial forecasts together with Financial Controlling in relation to financial risks and opportunities for the Suppliers/Contracts
* Ensure risk and opportunity management is embedded in the day-to-day operations
* Ensure all opportunities for counter claims are collated and charged back to the supplier

Your skills:

Essential:

* Procurement experience essential, although applications from applicants with good business experience and knowledge of the Procurement process are also welcomed
* Experience working in a multi-functional environment
* Experience in stakeholder management and ability to influencing internal customers
* Excellent communication and negotiation skills including at senior management level

Desirable:

* Commercial / Contract / Finance knowledge

Key words: Buyer, procurement, risk management, opportunity management, negotiation, supplier, suppliers, tender, tendering, contracts, logistics

Commutable from: Bristol, Bath, Newport, Weston-Super-Mare, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud, Chippenham, Yeovil, Bridgewater, Taunton, Swindon

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