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Job Summary

  • Location Havant, Hampshire
  • Salary Up to £18.20 per hour
  • Contract Type Temporary/Contract
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 04 June 2024
  • Ref 6131_1717493226
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Job Description

About Our Client:

This company is a leading innovator in the aerospace engineering industry, committed to excellence and precision. They design, manufacture, and supply high-quality aerospace components and systems, ensuring the utmost standards in safety and performance. Join their dynamic team and contribute to their mission of reaching new heights in aerospace engineering.

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Buyer to join their procurement team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in managing their supply chain, ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality materials essential for their aerospace projects. As a Buyer, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers, coordinating with various internal departments, and achieving procurement targets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supplier Relationship Management: Develop and nurture relationships with suppliers to ensure a reliable supply chain. Negotiate contracts, terms, and pricing to secure the best possible deals.
  • Regular Meetings and Reporting: Conduct regular meetings with suppliers and internal teams. Prepare and present reports on procurement activities, performance metrics, and market trends.
  • Liaison Activities: Work closely with the Goods In and Goods Out teams, Material Planners, and overseas offices to ensure seamless coordination and timely delivery of materials.
  • Target and Quota Achievement: Strive to meet and exceed procurement targets and quotas, contributing to the overall success of the company.
  • High Standards Compliance: Ensure all procurement and buying activities comply with the stringent standards required in aerospace engineering, maintaining the highest levels of quality and safety.


  • Proven experience as a Buyer or in a similar procurement role, preferably in the aerospace engineering industry.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build effective supplier relationships.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to analyse data, prepare reports, and present findings.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with procurement and buying software and processes.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Knowledge of aerospace industry standards and regulations is a plus.
  • No formal qualifications are needed.

Why Join Our Client?

  • Be a part of a pioneering company in the aerospace engineering industry.
  • Work in a collaborative and supportive environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Competitive salary.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about procurement and buying and eager to contribute to the advancement of aerospace technology, our client wants to hear from you! Please click apply and I will be in touch!

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Sam Pratley Cert RP

I started working for FPR Group in 2018 and immediately enjoyed it. I work in Technical and Engineering team and enjoy getting to know my candidates and clients.. Knowing that I have helped someone ge

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