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Requisition ID:  68611
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Fareham (1200)
Location: 

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”.

These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 11,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe

Role Summary

This position is responsible for procuring Electro-Mechanical parts from an approved supply chain. Within this role, the buyer is required to create the weekly supplier schedule reports, securing acknowledgements from the sub-suppliers, maintaining MRP records accordingly and expediting all parts to ensure we deliver to the system dates, monitoring / reporting allocated performance KPI’s. Obtaining quotations, raising purchase orders, maintaining the costing databases and supporting the overall purchasing function with ongoing projects. It is expected that the buyer will have knowledge & experience of working with, managing and developing suppliers to support the current & future business needs. As a buyer it is also expected that they will be experienced in reducing / eliminating risk and ensuring continuity of parts supply from sub-suppliers identifying cost reduction opportunities that support the direct and indirect cost reduction targets.  It is ideal that they would have experience of framework agreements (LTA) and the key elements that will be expected from suppliers when these are executed.  The ability to understand and interpret engineering drawings is advantageous.

Core Responsibilities

  • Creating the weekly supplier schedule reports
  • Securing acknowledgements from the sub-suppliers
  • Maintaining MRP records
  • Expediting all parts to ensure we hit the system dates
  • Obtaining quotations, raising purchase orders, maintaining the costing databases and supporting the overall purchasing function with ongoing projects.
  • Working with suppliers to support the current & future business needs.
  • Reducing / eliminating risk and ensuring continuity of parts supply from sub-suppliers
  • Identifying cost reduction opportunities that support the direct and indirect cost reduction targets.
  • Liaise with stores/production to arrange sub contract operations as required.
  • Investigating and resolving invoice queries

Skills, Experience & Abilities

  • Good purchasing background ideally within manufacturing or engineering company
  • Proactive minset
  • Experienced in procuring parts from commodity suppliers & also specialist manufacturers making customs parts or those suppliers providing specialist services#LI-SJ1

Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.       

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