• Buyer

    Location UK-GLS-Staverton
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/12/2018 8:30 AM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Purchasing/Supply Chain - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • Overview

    Purchasing and supplier performance management of complex OE, legacy, and spares components for the Aerospace industry.


      • Management of the Supply Chain Workbench for timely placement of purchase orders and sub-contract orders for suppliers as required.
      • Ensure appropriate quality instructions and customer requirements are provided to suppliers
      • Coordinate delivery status, communicate internally and manage any recovery to support the business requirements
      • Ensure forecast data is obtained and updated into the utilised Business System
      • Manage total supplier delivery performance, support supplier business reviews and manage and monitor OTIF and Overdue performance metrics
      • Negotiating best cost, delivery terms and days to pay.
      • Support supplier selection process when required.
      • Completion of any work related tasks, which would be deemed reasonable of this role.
      • Based in Staverton, Gloucestershire UK
      • Travel to other Triumph sites may be required
      • Working at supplier sites may be required
      • Hours of Employment: 37 hours a week, flexibility may be required.


    - Ability to read and translate Engineering drawings and documentation
    - Previous experience in a purchasing role is essential, preferably Aerospace but not essential.
    - Inter-operational process management experience, with a good knowledge of purchasing procedures, is essential
    - Excellent negotiating skills required
    - Good project management skills
    - Task / Achievement focussed
    - Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
    - Previous experience of using a Syteline system is desirable.
    - Successful applicants receive conditional offers to be subject to satisfactory references, DBS check and Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance, a right to work in the UK and willingness to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire.


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