Buying Assistant

Line Up Aviation
12 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a provider of innovative supply chain management solutions to the Aerospace industry supplying component and tooling solutions and distribution worldwide.

They are now seeking a Buying Assistant to join the Aerospace Procurement Team.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Contact suppliers, regarding delivery queries, late deliveries and future deliveries by phone and e-mail, ensuring our suppliers’ performance is in line with our expectations.
  • Ensure that correct acknowledgements are requested, received and loaded on the system and chase overdue acknowledgements.
  • Measure supplier performance, when required.
  • Run the reports for P/O’s to be printed and ensure they are countersigned and sent out to suppliers, daily
  • Set-up new vendors on SAP.
  • Chase paperwork for direct shipment P/O’s and ‘nurse’ through the system.
  • Discuss crediting issues with Purchase Ledger
  • Running reports from SAP for arrears and forward orders to chase and expedite.

Ideal candidate profile:

  • Some aerospace industry experience is required, preferably within a procurement team, along with good administration and communication skills.
  • MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint to intermediate level
  • Experience of using SAP beneficial but not essential.
  • GCSE English & Maths (Grade A-C) or equivalent, as a minimum.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, to communicate with all levels of suppliers.
  • Compliance experience regarding export and import would be beneficial

Additional information:

  • Free parking
  • Easy public transport access
  • Monday – Friday. 37.5 hours per week
  • Attractive benefits package

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Hannah Courtney at Line Up Aviation

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