Assistant Buyer

Location: West London, London Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence, Electronics Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Zak Mendoza

Assistant Buyer

West London

Assistant Buyer needed for a multinational Aerospace & Defence organisation based in West London who are looking to employ an experienced Assistant Buyer with good knowledge of MRP systems, a procurement/supply chain environment, and supplier liaison.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Assistant Buyer will include:

  • Raise purchase orders in line with the MRP & Purchase Requisition system requirements.
  • Action MRP messages to meet Production requirements.
  • Check supplier acknowledgments for accuracy.
  • Contact suppliers to expedite material.
  • Monitor and report supply chain risks.
  • Monitor and report on supplier performance.
  • Process returns of non-conforming materials.
  • Resolve invoice queries.
  • Maintain systems data.

What you need to be the successful Assistant Buyer:

In order to be the successful Assistant Buyer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:


  • A strong team player, and must have the ability to create and
  • maintain effective professional relationships with suppliers and other members of staff.
  • Presentable and professional image.
  • Flexible approach to work.
  • Possess great attention to detail.
  • PC literate, and familiar using MS Office.
  • Must be eligible for Security Clearance


  • Experience within a Purchasing team, but not essential.
  • Experience working for an aerospace organisation.
  • Full clean driving license.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Assistant Buyer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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