Purchasing Manager

Requisition ID:  39648
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Basingstoke (1205)
Location: 

Basingstoke, HAM, United Kingdom, RG22 4BS

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Core Responsibilities

We are actively seeking a Purchasing Manager to join our expanding team, the successful applicant will managed daily activities of purchasing and expediting, to ensure Supplier deliveries and performance and to meet all business needs in term of Q.C.D. objectives. You will be responsible for all the purchasing team measures, targets and objectives and ensure all KPI data and measures are consistently accurate and up to date

Responsibilities

  • Management of resource within the buying team to ensure all purchase orders are placed in time with suppliers to ensure deliveries dates meet production demands
  • Ensure supplier schedules and exception message reports are managed, actioned, and maintained on a weekly basis
  • Work with production planning and operations to mitigate any risk to production or sales output due to late or non-delivery of purchase parts
  • Maintain Production output report with best current delivery dates for purchased items
  • Represent purchasing at the arrears and weekly shortage meetings
  • Responsible for PPV targets, data management, and presentation
  • Take the lead on agreed supplier development programme, in conjunction with quality set regular formal supplier review (weekly)
  • Responsible for BIP plan , ensure fully communicated to buying team ( and rest of the business) and encourage support and buy in, to objectives and timescales
  • Manage and develop low cost sourcing activities, in conjunction with group and Meggitt procurement strategy
  • Management of various suppliers
  • Investigate various supply options with BR725 sub-tiers to ensure customer deliveries are safe guarded from supplier delivery default
Job Specifications
  • Strong background as a purchasing manager with experience in the aerospace industry (minimum of 5 years)
  • SAP or similar MRP experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications
  • CIPS certification
  • Excellent Office Suite Skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Solid negotiation and supplier experience
  • An understanding of the market sector and trends
  • Attention to detail and ensuring deliveries and products are supplied on time

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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