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Procurement Director 

Job Type

Full Time

 

Job Purpose

You will work with Procurement team to drive efficiency and deliver cost savings, supplier rationalisation and to work with our Sales team to maintain optimum stock inventory to generate revenue and customer satisfaction.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the P2P process with a team of Procurement buyers.
  • Prepare and raise purchase orders and general stock replenishment.
  • Purchase goods, materials and components in line with customer demand.
  • Ensure stocking levels are at the optimum levels.
  • Resolve supplier quality material issues identified in warehouse (documentation and quality).
  • Work with sales to provide general updates/changes to the open purchase orders.
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications.
  • Ensure that professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships.
  • Ensure compliance guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements.

 

Competencies and Key Skills

  • Familiarity with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system would be beneficial.
  • Able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Able to manage time effectively, priorities tasks and achieve set targets. 
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the Business and customer order fulfilment.
  • Able to work well under pressure and handle emergency and stressful situations.
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy.

 

Qualifications and Experience Levels

  • Previous experience of working in a purchasing team preferably within an Aerospace or manufacturing environment.
  • Chartered Institute or Procurement & Supply (CIPS) or similar qualifications or studying towards CIPS qualifications would be beneficial.
  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown.
  • Experience of working closely with suppliers.
  • Able to add value, reduce costs and input to business improvements.
  • Computer literate, with advanced Excel skills/abilities. 

/ HOW TO APPLY

If you are a passionate and driven Procurement Buyer who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we'd love to hear from you. Join our team and contribute to the global distribution of Aerospace chemicals.

Please submit your updated resume along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to hr.admin@aerospheres.com.

Please note that this is a full-time onsite position; remote work arrangements are not available. Also, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.