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Operational Buyer - Bristol

Operational Buyer - Bristol

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    £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package

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    Tom Atkin

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    about 2 months ago

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Operational Buyer - Bristol

My client is a prominent global supplier of aerospace components, systems, and engineering services. Renowned for their cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions, my client serves a wide range of customers in the aviation and defence industries.

As the Operational Buyer, you will ensure OTIF delivery from suppliers and be accountable for supplier relationships in the organisation. This is an excellent opportunity for someone new into their purchasing and procurement career and looking for growth.

Main responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring delivery in line with operational performance requirements from suppliers across a scope of ~ £10m spend
  • Responsible for supplier scheduling in line with MPS and the accuracy of supplier and procured parts data within the MRP system to ensure that demand signals minimise shortages and eliminate unwanted inventory
  • Responsible for the daily maintenance of supplier promise dates to ensure that the most up-to-date and accurate information is held within the supplier schedules
  • Contribute towards and support the Procurement Operations Manager or Site Procurement Manager to deliver the Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process in regards to external supply reviews
  • Management of suppliers to ensure that they can deliver against committed orders, identification of supply risk, constraints and bottleneck, escalating as required
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Ensure prompt supplier payment by clearing any invoice queries



  • Degree qualified or 2+ years experience in Supply Chain Management / Procurement roles
  • IT Literacy, especially Excel
  • Located in commutable distance of Bristol


  • APICS / MCIPS qualified
  • MRP Proficiency

If you have Purchasing and Procurement experience across either aviation, manufacturing, or the automotive industry and are looking to develop your career, please either apply directly to this advert, or get in touch with me at: