We are looking for a Purchasing Manager to join our team in Royston!
The successful candidate will develop and manage the procurement process including supply chain performance monitoring and cost management, reporting directly to the Head of Finance.
Hours of Work : 37.5 hours per week.
Salary : Up to £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Purchasing Manager Responsibilities :
Promoting the effective management of suppliers to sustain value throughout the life of the contract
Building and maintaining outstanding relationships whilst logging and tracking supplier performance
Enhancing relationships to ensure effective execution of strategies and drive cost savings
Ensuring that manufacturing is not compromised due to non-availability of parts
Carrying out NPI / RFI / RFQ, and making sourcing recommendations
Monitoring the health of the Supplier and identifying risk
Providing regular reporting to the Senior Team and Directors
Purchasing Manager Requirements :
Supplier focused with strong interpersonal skills
Highly developed business acumen and negotiation / influencing skills
Member of Institute of Purchasing and Supply (or currently studying for membership)
A working knowledge of relevant standards (AS9100) preferred but not essential as training will be given
A working knowledge of MRP procurement systems
Procurement and supplier management experience essential
Effective communication skills at all levels, both internally and externally
Effective oral and written communication skills
Minimum Intermediate Excel knowledge essential
Some of the benefits you can expect if you are successful :
Excellent pension and life assurance scheme
Opportunities for personal growth and development
Competitive holiday entitlement increasing with service
About the Company :
Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering is a leading aerospace components manufacturer. Using high technology processes, we specialise in :
Hot and cold formed components in high temperature aerospace alloys
Complex fabricated assemblies
Thermal insulation heat shields and systems
If you feel you are suitable for the Purchasing Manager role then please, apply now!
Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering are an Equal Opportunities employer who is committed to creating a working environment where our people will grow and thrive.
We strive to create the conditions for our employees to develop their potential in a workplace where there is respect and value for diversity and wellbeing.