09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer - Whiteley - Permanent - £28,000 - £32,000.

Excipion is currently recruiting for a leading technology developer within the Defence and Aerospace industry. Our client is actively recruiting a Buyers on a permanent basis for their expanding team. As a Buyer you should have a passion for purchasing with a successful track record in this area. CIPS qualification would be an advantage, or the willingness to study this alongside your role.

This is an Operation Buyer role, you will mainly be tasked with accurately placing and maintenance of the MRP planned purchase orders on the specified categories and competitive vendors for delivery on time in full.

As a Buyer your key responsibilities will include:

Ensuring the effective procurement of materials, components, major work packages and services.
Coordinating the procurement activities for designated Commodities.
Convert valid non-MRP purchase requisitions into competitive purchase orders which achieve the specification given
Ensure that all deliveries arrive on requested due date and hold vendors to account for their delivery performance
Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the open order book
Maintain KPI's and achieve targets

The successful candidate will come from a Manufacturing or Engineering background. You will need to be experience in a Buyer/Procurement/Purchasing role and either hold a CIPS qualification or have the willingness to study. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong professional relationships is also required.

This position is likely to suit a Junior Buyer or Buyer or Senior Buyer or Procurement Officer or Procurement Administrator.

For more information please contact Ben Vokes on or email on