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Buyer (Aerospace / Defence / Oil & Gas)

Buyer (Aerospace / Defence / Oil & Gas)


£32,000 – £35,000 + 25 days holiday + Training + Pension + Career Development

Are you looking to develop your career in purchasing and want to work with a Tier 1 precision engineering company supplying some of the most prestigious names in the market such as Rolls Royce and Airbus?

Do you have Buying/Purchasing experience and want to join a leading aerospace manufacturing business with over 80 years history and that can provide extensive training and career development?

On offer is an opportunity for a driven individual with strong communication skills capable of developing relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

The Buyer is responsible for purchasing to support production, this includes raw materials, tooling, sundries, parts, and subcontracted processes. The Buyer manages the supply chain to ensure the best possible supplier performance and value.


  • Ensuring that all purchasing is in conformance with customer requirements
  • Obtaining costs and lead times to support customer quotes
  • Purchasing to support production including Raw materials, Tooling, Sundries (sealants, paints etc), Parts and Subcontracted processes
  • Obtaining current supplier estimated delivery dates and maintaining information
  • Input into supplier approval and management activities
  • Visiting current and potential suppliers
  • Communicating with suppliers on current performance and issues
  • Maintaining strong relationships with suppliers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in Buying for the aerospace/manufacturing/engineering industry

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to progress their career and to work with a reputable organisation supplying into the aerospace industry

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If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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