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Senior Strategic Buyer

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Empresa : Safran Seats Campo de actividad : Compras Ubicación : Cwmbran , Gales , Reino Unido Tipo de contrato : Contrato indeterminado / Indefinido Duración del contrato : Tiempo completo Categoría profesional : Ingeniero y Gerentes
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Descripción del puesto de trabajo

Are you interested in working at the business end of Aerospace, where airline brand meets innovative passenger experience? Then your next opportunity could be with Safran Seats, an industry award winning, premium designer and manufacturer of First and Business Class seating and technology. Our passenger experience prides itself on innovation, customisation, quality and industrial design.

At Safran Seats, we are unique within aerospace, as we interface with both the world's biggest airlines and airframers alike, with the largest seats portfolio of all seats suppliers. One day you could be liaising with one of the world's largest airframers, and the next, some of the biggest airline brands around the world!

In the UK, Safran Seats specialises solely in the First Class and Business Class seating markets for wide body aircraft, with industrial and engineering teams in Cwmbran and Newport, Wales and Brackley, England.

Due to expansion within our Purchasing team, we are now recruiting for two Senior Strategic Buyers to join our team. Based in Cwmbran, these are full-time and permanent positions, with the option of hybrid working.

Key Responsibilities & Duties;
Leadership of a group of designated buyers across the purchasing function
Acting as a coach to designated buyers within the purchasing function in order to
develop strategic teams
To issue and monitor RFP/Q's to strategic suppliers using available engineering data
Review and selection of suppliers based on proposals/quotations received
Setup supplier data within the business ERP system
 Using MRP data to raise necessary PO, and work with a predetermined number of
suppliers to ensure that materials ordered are delivered on time in full, and to the
correct quality standards.
 To develop partnerships and relationships with suppliers.
 To manage large scale purchasing projects such as industrialisation of new products
that include but not limited to composite, metallic and electrical structures and
assemblies.
Responsible for the creation and updating of the multi Business Unit Target Purchasing Strategy (TPS)
Ensure OTIF from supply base meets the MRP requirements
Ensure all KPI's are reported and updated in accordance with requirements
Maintain metrics of supplier performance including Cost savings
To ensure Program/Business Sectors are supported and managed to effectively
satisfy all requirements
To ensure that the service provided by suppliers meets required levels
To ensure communication to suppliers is of a consistently high standard to support communication throughout the business
To provide Management Metrics to allow for accurate and easy monitoring of
progress

Descripción complementaria

Our in-house design studio co-creates the most innovative experiences in the sky with our airline customers and partners. Our dedicated engineering, production and in-service support facilities are integral to delivering a high-end quality product that we keep flying throughout the life of programme. We are fully supported by a wide team of support functions, from HR to Finance, to Business Development and Planning and Logistics, our team is built to give Safran Seats an end-to-end capability in house in the UK.

We focus on:

Our people
These are our four People Fundamentals that underpin everything we do at Safran:
• We believe in and fostering the conditions for diversity and inclusion to thrive
• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
• We encourage collaboration and mutual support between you and your colleagues
So you'll be supported every step of the way!

Sustainability
Our people are at the heart of our success, as we work together to achieve our mission: contributing to a safer and more sustainable aviation. We are tackling the biggest challenges in aerospace, with a commitment to work to decarbonise the industry by 2050.

Global Mobility
As part of the Safran Group, across our businesses we are market leaders in aerospace, defence and space; there is always potential for future mobility in the UK and internationally.

Requisitos del puesto de trabajo

5 GCSE's (or equivalent) including Maths and English, A-C grade preferred
MCIPS qualified
Team Management / Leadership skills
Read and understand engineering drawings
Demonstrable experience in problem solving techniques
Knowledge of Purchasing activity within a manufacturing environment
Ability to communicate at all levels
Able to work on own initiative
Ability to establish good working relationships across departments and with supplier representatives at all levels
Energetic and enthusiastic approach to work
Strong team player
Computer literate with MS Office Software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), MS Outlook
Willingness and ability to work across all areas of operations.

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to hear from you!

Our employees are at the heart of our success, as we work together for our sustainable future. There are four People Fundamentals that underpin life at Safran:
• We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business
• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
• We encourage collaboration and mutual support for you and your colleagues

As a valued member of our team, these are just a few of the benefits you'll receive:
• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays
• Benefits Programme, with a number of schemes such as cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts and access to private healthcare
• Career Progressions opportunities such as company sponsorship and further training courses
• Family friendly policies including maternity, paternity, adoptive parents, shared parental leave, parental leave and flexible working
• Equality & Diversity initiatives with internal groups for workplace engagement and involvement
• STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all

Please apply and submit your CV today! Once your CV has been reviewed, we will contact you with the next stages.

We want Safran Seats to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Seats an inclusive place to work.

Especificidad del puesto de trabajo

Travel both within the United Kingdom and internationally is required to carry out
activities such as supplier Annual Performance Reviews (APR) and project specific
meetings/workshops.

Ubica tu futuro lugar de trabajo

Llantarnam Industrial Park, Llantarnam NP44 3HQ

Cwmbran

Gales Reino Unido

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