Principal Buyer

Job Title:Principal Buyer
Salary:35,000 to 45,000
Location:Plymouth
Job Type:Permanent
Job ID:MF/HQ7875

Our Client
Our client is a national market leader in the fields of defence and nuclear engineering and enjoys the backing of a large international group. As a design and manufacturing specialist, the client has the capability to take an idea, develop the design, build and manufacture the product.

Responsibilities
This post will report directly to the Procurement Director and will be primarily responsible for providing reach-back into the UK Supply Chain for new supply and repair and overhaul. The post will include a level of travelling within the UK to directly engage the supply chain and occasional visits to Canada to engage the local Procurement Team. The main objectives are to:

Communicate with the Canadian Supply Chain Team on a constant basis to identify and prioritise procurement requirements;
Develop and implement procurement methodologies to meet the business needs in accordance with best commercial practice;
Ensure compliance with all relevant trade controls;
Recruit/secure and manage staff as required to meet the business needs;
Support the implementation of term contracts with strategic UK based suppliers;
Support the transfer of knowledge, skills and best practice to the Canadian Procurement Team.

Qualifications & Requirements
This post requires an experienced procurement professional with a proven track record in meeting the operational procurement demands of a high profile project as well as the implementation and management of strategic contracts, supplier development and risk management.

Security
The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements.

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.

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

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Plymouth

Salary : 35k - 45k pa

Date Advertised : 16 Jan 2013


Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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