Material Controller (Buyer)
Title - Material Controller (Buyer)
Category - Supply Chain
Location - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Type - Permanent
Status - Full Time
Closing Monday, April 24, 2017
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea. We specialise in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of civil and military aircraft, defence vehicle engineering, shelter manufacture, composite solutions and the provision of personnel, training and advice. We are renowned and respected worldwide for our quality of service, engineering excellence, flexibility and reliability. Part of the 105 year-old Marshall Group of Companies, which has an annual turnover of £1.3 billion, we have over 80 years of aviation experience and have completed over 1,500 aircraft modifications in 35 countries. Within our land systems capability, we have designed, manufactured, delivered and supported more than 5,000 tactical shelters in over 200 different configurations. A vacancy exists for an experienced, confident, hard working individual within a procurement team of committed people supporting a busy and fast moving aerospace environment located in Cambridge. The role incorporates all aspects of purchasing and management of supply chain performance including, obtaining and assessing quotations, placing purchase orders, expediting, management of preferred supplier contracts and continuous improvement. Regular contact with customers, suppliers and other internal departments is required, so good communication skills and a willingness to support the team is essential. A good understanding of the aerospace industry and procuring from international sources would be desirable. Experience of working with procurement management systems and Microsoft applications is essential. Marshall ADG offers employees an attractive reward package. This comprises: • Competitive base salary • Discretionary bonus scheme • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays • Generous company pension scheme • Access to a healthcare plan • An excellent flexible benefit scheme Access to a discount scheme which offers substantial savings with a range of retailers, hotel chains, holiday companies, etc. Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.