Buyer Back

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Job Purpose:

Ideal for an existing Junior/Assistant Buyer who is interested in a Buyer position within the Procurement Department of a growing company. The Buyer will report directly to the Procurement Lead, assisting with a wide range of duties within the Purchasing function.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Purchase Requisitions, Raise Purchase Orders and monitor supplier delivery dates. Communicate any risks/issues to the Procurement Lead and work to resolve
  • Expedite urgent and outstanding orders to support Production and ensure Delivery target of >98% is achieved.
  • Develop effective relations with Teledyne CML Composites suppliers, partners and stakeholders
  • Responsibility for all purchasing activities as required and identified by the Procurement Lead, including for site services, Production Composites Materials, other general commodity’s
  • Purchasing goods and services at the best Cost/Quality/Lead Time.
  • All admin duties arising from the above including; accurate maintenance of computer files, filing of quotes and purchase order duplicates, up to date records of NDA/SDR and Vendor Assessments
  • Provide weekly task report to Procurement Lead
  • Assist Procurement Lead in developing suitable supplier relationships and reducing inventory
  • Identify and deliver cost saving projects across direct and indirect spend
  • Support new development projects and ongoing business growth.
  • Other duties as required, including:
  • Comply fully with internal and external quality Audits
  • Be responsible for the wellbeing and Health & Safety of fellow workers
  • Work within the guidelines set out in the Teledyne CML Composites works procedure manual and the Teledyne CML Composites Quality Procedure Manual
  • Contribute to future growth and profitability of Teledyne CML Composites



Qualifications & Experience:

    • Essential
      • Purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
      • Knowledge of MRP systems
    • Desirable
      • CIPS/Degree in relevant subject
      • Experience of Aerospace and/or Composites Industry

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Hardworking, enthusiastic, flexible team player, who is also able to use their own initiative

 If you would like to apply for this position, please contact Abbie Flanagan with your CV –