Buyer Jobs in Bristol – England – UK at Babcock

Title: Buyer

Company: Babcock

Location: Bristol – England – UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, IT/Tech

Salary: Salary 27527.78 GBP Yearly GBP 27527.78 YEAR



SF 28118

Location: Filton, Bristol

About the role

Working as part of our Defence Systems Technology (DST) business we’re looking for a Buyer to join us. DST forms a critical part of Babcock’s Marine organisation. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, our 1,500 strong team operate from a number of sites across the UK and internationally ensuring our global customer portfolio is always supported.

We are currently recruiting for a Buyer to join the MSSP Team based at BTC, Bristol. In this role you will carry out procurement tasks for project team. This will support all aspects of the project programme or any other programmes as directed.

Typical tasks and responsibilities include collaboration and partnering with project/engineering to understand requirements, processing requisitions, raising requests for quotation, raising purchase orders, order book management, supplier visits and order expediting.

What do I need to do the role?

Previous experience in a similar role, including manufacturing and/or engineering experience with machining/fabrication/estimating is desirable as well as marine defence experience.

You will be able to read engineering drawings and to understand and challenge design for manufacture as well as:

Experience and knowledge of forging and casting process

Experience and knowledge of machining methods

Proficient IT skills, in particular, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Studying towards, or willing to study for, MCIPS qualification

Ability to assess and prioritise tasks effectively to ensure Customer demand is fulfilled on time in full.

Required Attributes:

Confident, self-motivated and with a flexible approach to workload.

Good communicator with the ability to establish strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

A good understanding of the Company and Defence sector

You will also require a full UK driving licence.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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