Buyer opportunity at aerospace manufacturing company in Shrewsbury.
Your new company
Hays are currently recruiting a Buyer on behalf of a multi-national aerospace manufacturer based in Shrewsbury.
Your new role
Reporting into the Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for identifying, managing, and developing relationships with key suppliers within the manufacturing industry. You will procure materials by issuing RFQs, assessing tenders, and ensuring timely delivery of all sub contract activities. You will regularly report on KPIs as well as monitor market trends and competitor strategies. You will also negotiate contracts and develop new processes to deliver value for money, reduce costs, and improve operational efficiency.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have previous experience in a similar industry as well as a sound understanding of MRP systems and Lean Manufacturing. Due to the nature of the role you must also have a strong technical capability and be able to read and interpret technical drawings. You will be personable, have excellent negotiation skills and be an excellent communicator who isn't afraid to say no.
What you'll get in return
You will receive a starting salary of circa. £33k + benefits.
What you need to do now
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