MPI are looking for a permanent Purchaser/Purchasing Assistant/Buyer/Procurement for our Aviation-based customer based at Stansted Airport.
The Purchaser will be responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the Purchasing function under the guidance of the Purchasing Supervisor. The ability to multi task and work under pressure are essential requirements of this role.
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.
Timely placement of purchase orders and delivery of parts in line with operational requirements
Maintaining inventory levels within approved guidelines
Resolving and investigating supply chain errors and examining via root cause analysis
Ensuring parts and materials are purchased at the most competitive price
Creating and updating daily shortage reports
Continually improving purchasing methods in a bid to drive down external spend
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
Assisting to ensure stringent material control is in place to ensure company targets are met with regards to spend, Inventory levels, usage, scrap etc.
Assisting in developing and implementing policies and procedures for Materials Purchasing and ensuring these are understood and adhered to
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.
Perform any other duties within your capabilities as directed by the Company
Skills and Experience Required:
Demonstrable experience in a similar role in a purchasing environment
Computer literate with experience in ERP software and Microsoft Office
Excellent organisational and communication skills
Full Clean UK Driving Licence – due to location
Aviation experience; however not essential
Must have use of own vehicle (due to limited public transport in the area)
4 on 4 off rotating shift pattern
07.00 – 19.00
£25K + Shift allowance of £5000