Sub Contract Buyer

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South West
£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Holt Recruitment Ltd
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Sub Contract Buyer

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a leading Niche Electronics manufacturer who are one of the most recognised, key players within the Aerospace and Defence sectors.

Our client is currently looking to grow their Procurement Function by bringing on a new Sub Contract Buyer.

The Primary task for the Sub Contract Buyer is to get the Subcontract and Supplier Management of equipment through the supply network as determined by the Range Managers within the team. The Sub Contract Buyer role will involve liaising and expediting with suppliers across the UK, North America and Europe with a focus on coordinating those responsible for Material Control, Import, Export, Goods In/Out Department and shipping.

Key Responsibilities for the Sub Contract Buyer:

* The Sub Contract Buyer will work with stakeholders in order to understand Customer demand and priorities
* Communicate Supply base status and progress against KPIs
* Evaluates and negotiates the Request for Quotation (RFQ) process
* The Sub Contract Buyer will develop and implement robust supply chain relationships to support the business goals
* Be responsible for managing supplier performance
* The Sub Contract Buyer will Develop and monitor cost / lead-time reduction targets, by demonstrating value for money
* Capture engineering requirements and communicate to the supply base
* Actively support the Procurement team to meet and deliver project /programme objectives

Key experience, qualifications and skills required for the Sub Contract Buyer:

* Good negotiation and influencing skills
* Strong communicator who can build effective relationships
* Requires appropriate training to HND level or equivalent or significant relevant work experience
* An understanding of legal aspects and an ability to negotiate bespoke terms and conditions
* MCIPS or studying towards membership preferred, but not necessary
* Background and experience of procuring both products and services is preferred
* Civil / Defence / Aerospace experience would be beneficial
* An awareness of different Export Controls associated with contracting within the Defence/Aerospace industry
* Occasional travel would be anticipated to primarily to UK suppliers

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Contact Details:
Holt Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 0845 8338 007
Fax: 0845 8338 006
Contact: Holt Recruitment

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