25 Jan 2017
22 Feb 2017
Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our client is a national market leader in the fields of marine defence and nuclear engineering, and is the UK's leading maritime support business. As a design and manufacturing specialist, the client has the capability to take an idea, develop the design, build and manufacture the product.

They are well respected within their specialised industries and present interesting challenges to meet specific cutting edge design requirements. The client has a strong reputation for offering excellent job satisfaction and career progression.

Job Description

As a Buyer you will be joining a prestigious team operating with MOD and defence contracts. Your typical tasks and responsibilities will include:

Ownership and responsibility for all supply chain and procurement aspects of a number of contracts, ensuring delivery and adherence to KPIs.
Working closely with key suppliers to drive improvements and build relationships.
Working closely with internal stakeholders throughout supply chain and other areas of the business.
Playing a key part in continuous improvement initiatives within the team and supporting the current drive towards improving systems and processes.

Qualifications / Experience

A recognised degree level qualification and /or relevant engineering / supply chain experience.
Proven operational procurement experience
Experience of driving and sustaining continuous improvement activities within a changing environment
Excellent track record of performance and delivery
Excellent communicator with the ability to establish strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Comfortable taking responsibility and ownership of initiatives and delivery against requirements.
Must have a strong capability regarding the use and presentation of data in order to make and inform decisions excellent skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint preferred.
Holder of a full UK driving licence.

Job Title:Buyer
Location:Bristol, South West
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:LF/HQ 12724


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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