Purchasing Executive

Pier Recruitment
Up to 22000.00 GBP Annual
04 Aug 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Purchasing Executive

Salary: 18-22k with excellent benefits

Location: Hassocks

Hours: Monday - Friday (37.5hrs with flexible working hours to suit your needs)

You will need your own transport to travel to this location

We have great pleasure in supporting a highly reputable global organisation based in Hassocks. With their Headquarters in the UK and 5 global offices, they provide an extensive range of services and are the experts in the aviation industry.

They are currently looking for a Purchasing Executive to join their busy team to review and purchase inventory to meet business requirements and liaise with suppliers whilst delivering a high quality service at all times.


* Sourcing and purchasing inventory for stock and specific customer requirements
* Request warranty return approvals and liaise with internal departments on rejected units
* Evaluate and recommend suppliers whilst organising meetings (occasional travel to sites may be needed)
* Negotiate with Suppliers to obtain best price, terms and warranty
* Issue purchase orders
* Expediting orders to achieve delivery requirements
* Produce & analyse reports, help to monitor departmental KPI's
* Support the Purchasing Team Leader to undertake other duties or projects
* Develop and maintain excellent supplier relationships
* Monitor improvement measures with non-performing suppliers

The right candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

* Excellent communication skills both verbal & written
* 1yrs experience in an aircraft component or trading environment
* Understanding of IPC's
* Must have A-levels A-C, a university degree or similar level qualification beneficial
* Passion to develop an in depth knowledge within the purchasing department
* Experience in analysing data

If you are pro-active, self-motivated and have the drive to succeed then this is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic company and build a promising career. For more information on this role contact Kelly on or apply today!

Pier Recruitment does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Pier Recruitment acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

If your application is successful a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 2 working days. If you do not hear within 7 days please call the office as we always wish to provide 100% customer service.

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