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Purchasing Officer

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Company: JAM Recruitment
Contract: PERM
Location: Christchurch, England, United Kingdom

Join a leading multinational aerospace and defence organisation as a Purchasing Officer in Christchurch.


Opportunities like this don't come around often… would you like the challenge of supporting a business making an impact on some of the biggest projects in the UK defence market right now? Do you have what it takes? Yes? Then this is the job for you!!

Due to continued investment, this manufacturing business at the cutting edge of technology is searching for the perfect Purchasing Officer to join their growing team in Christchurch on an initial 12-month contract. This role pays £25.00 per hour.

The successful candidate will be awarded with this phenomenal opportunity to work with a true leader on some of the biggest challenges and most advanced technologies in the industry.

The Role

Within the Purchasing Officer role, you'll be responsible for:

* Taking a leading role in supplier management for a given / range of suppliers.
* Proactively managing the performance of the suppliers in your control.
* Proactively and sustained engagement in bids, tenders and contracts within the designated area, including close and collaborative working with other functions.



To succeed within the Purchasing Officer role, you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:

* Experience of working an ERP system such as SAP.
* A working familiarity with the terminology associated with COTS hardware and software.
* Ability to interact with a wide selection of staff in our cross-functional engagement in the organisation and with our suppliers.



This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

* Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
* Achieve a work/life balance
* Work on long term contracts
* Develop your skills at a prestigious company
* Gain security clearance





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