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United Technologies Corporation Buyer in Plymouth, United Kingdom

Job ID: 41481

City: Plymouth

State: England

Country: United Kingdom

Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full-time

Description:

At our Plymouth facility, we design and manufacture products for control, navigation and guidance for surface and air applications in the global aerospace and defence markets. Our world leading products include the innovative MEMS based Inertial Measurement Units (IMU) and the digital terrain reference navigation system, TERPROMĀ®.

A vacancy has arisen for a Buyer. The person will operate as a key member of an integrated procurement team, providing a professional service to the business whilst ensuring the best value from suppliers and partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support supplier relationships including participation in business reviews

  • Create, amend and monitor purchase orders

  • Expedite to ensure materials are delivered on time

  • Negotiate costs, terms and conditions

  • Manage supplier queries and quality issues, escalating when appropriate

  • Obtain quotations in support of bids

  • Provide support to supplier selection activities

  • Request and monitor safety stock at the suppliers and highlight concerns if not in line with the agreed levels

  • Request and monitor WIP at the supplier to ensure alignment with our demand

  • Liaise with Materials Planning team and suppliers when we need to implement an urgent requirement or delivery improvement for our customer.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years' procurement experience, preferably within a military and/or aerospace environment with a mechanical or electronic bias. Experience of using SAP would be a significant advantage.

Qualification:

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years' procurement experience, preferably within a military and/or aerospace environment with a mechanical or electronic bias. Experience of using SAP would be a significant advantage.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.

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