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Buyer Team Lead - Aerospace

Requisition ID:  62311
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Shepshed Group (1120)
Location: 

Shepshed, LEC, United Kingdom, LE12 9NH

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <<Enabling the Extraordinary – to fly, to power, to live>> - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.

 

With over 160 years of history, innovation’s at the heart of everything we do in our aerospace, defence and selected energy markets Our global approach to lean manufacturing is the driving force on our journey to operational excellence and our goal to provide the best technology, products and service to our Customers.

 

We’ll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we’re working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence.

Enable your extraordinary. Join us and be part of our diverse Meggitt team.

Job Summary

The Buyer Team Lead manages a small team of Buyers over two locations (Shepshed and Stevenage).  Uses expertise for a range of purchasing activities, including pricing and negotiating with suppliers to reach highest quality at best value. Performs complex purchasing activities, while ensuring procurement procedures are in compliance with government laws, regulations and management objectives.

Core Responsibilities

  • Performs complex purchasing activities including pricing, volume discounts, negotiating terms and long-term contracts with suppliers, and delivery of goods\services
  • Negotiates best terms (price, delivery, and payment terms) with suppliers, while maintaining efficient output of purchase orders, to reach highest quality at best value
  • Establishes source selection criteria for evaluation of quotations including target pricing
  • Evaluates quotations received from prospective suppliers and makes decisions regarding award of purchase orders
  • Implements formal and legal contractual documentation into the purchase orders, encompassing all corporate and government requirements
  • Resolves discrepancies between purchase order requirements and supplier performance
  • Ensures compliance to government laws, regulations and procurement policies and procedures
  • Identifies problem areas, initiates corrective action and establishes problem resolution dates in a timely manner
  • Maintains current and accurate purchase order data in the purchasing system (e.g. delivery dates, pricing, change orders)

Job Specifications

  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
  • 5 - 7 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of Procurement in aerospace/manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to write specifications, prepare bid documents, handle bidding process and analyze all bid results
  • Strong experience negotiating license contracts with a track record of success
  • Solves complex problems and exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal), with ability to drive tasks to completion
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and  database management tools

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Meggitt is 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 and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.              .

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