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    Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, England

  • Job title:

    Aircraft Purchaser

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MPI are looking for a permanent Aircraft Purchaser for our aviation-based customer based at Stansted Airport.

The Purchaser is to carry on purchase of aircraft parts, related materials and services to support on-time delivery of aircraft coming to maintenance.

 Main Responsibilities:

·         The day to day operation of the Purchasing function.

·         Purchasing a wide range of aircraft parts, materials and related equipment in line with operational procedures and requirements and at the most competitive price.

·         Timely placement of purchase orders and delivery of parts in line with operational requirements.

·         Secure material delivery progress by chasing vendors and logistics providers in order to secure aircraft on-time delivery.

·         Maintaining inventory levels within approved guidelines.

·         Resolving and investigating supply chain errors and examining via root cause analysis.

·         Creating and updating daily shortage reports.

·         Continually improving purchasing methods in a bid to drive down external spend.

·         Assisting in developing and implementing policies and procedures for Materials Purchasing and ensuring these are understood and adhered to.

·         Identifying new suppliers including discount structures and volume rebates.

·         Ensuring the highest level of service is provided and maintained for both internal and external customers.

·         Providing clearance information to the responsible courier / freight forwarder for all imports, within regulations of Customs and Excise.

·         Out of hours AOG support as and when required.

·         Occasional weekend work support might be required.

·         Perform any other duties within your capabilities as directed by the Company.


Skills and Experience Required:

·         Must come from an aviation purchasing background

·         Demonstrable experience in a similar role in an aviation purchasing environment.

·         Experience with logistics and import/export regulations is preferred.

·         Computer literate with experience in ERP software and Microsoft Office.

·         Excellent organisational and communication skills.

·         Full Clean UK Driving Licence – due to location.



£25K Per annum

08.30 AM – 17.00 PM – Monday - Friday


Candidates who wish to apply please email a CV to Kerrie Hill