Supply Chain Buyer

Procurement Heads is delighted to be working with an industry-leading defence organisation which is looking to recruit a Supply Chain Buyer.

A leading defence organisation is looking to recruit a Supply Chain Buyer to operate across a range of complex projects and programmes.

This global organisation specialises in large engineering projects within the defence industry.

As a Principal Buyer, you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out transactional procurement of direct project material and services to ensure timely availability
  • Using their ERP system to source, negotiate, transact purchase orders and manage process queries
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with all key internal stakeholders
  • Leading effective communications and employee engagement
  • Providing regular progress reports against deliverables and ensuring support to supplier performance reviews
  • Developing supplier relationships to gain the maximum benefit and efficiencies in relation to business objectives

Qualifications and experience:

  • Knowledge of ERP systems
  • A good understanding of procurement principles and best practices
  • CIPS (desirable)

Salary and benefits:

  • Up to £37,500 base salary
  • Hybrid working (2/3)
  • Flexible hours
  • Share scheme
  • Pension contribution