An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to join AIM Altitude based in Waterbeach, Cambridge. In return we offer a salary of £26K per annum, plus benefits of 25 days holiday, plus 8 Bank holidays, Pension, Non-contributory Life Assurance and Cash back Health Care Scheme. Our location has excellent transport links via road and rail.
AIM Altitude is one of the leading global suppliers of cabin interiors to the world’s leading airlines. AIM Composites division is a full service manufacturing company, excelling in the manufacture of complex composite exterior and interior components, mouldings, sandwich, flat panels and laminates for a multitude of industries such as aerospace, rail, marine, military and automotive and their varied and specific applications
Our long standing history, experience management, engineering capability and workforce have provided us with real work experience, transforming customers’ design visions into composite reality. AIM Composites has a strong focus on production control and quality, with an ethos set deep in lean manufacturing, from purchase, engineering, project management, manufacture, quality, through to final release.
Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the Buyer will be required to be highly motivated to drive continuous improvement, with a can do attitude and a high standard of professionalism at all times.
Responsibilities will include and are not restricted to:
Identify the correct purchasing strategy for the full range of materials and services
Build relationships with key suppliers and monitor performance to ensure delivery and quality targets are met and costs are optimised
Run and action the company MRP reports / maintain MRP and ERP with live data relating to supplier delivery dates
Maintain company stock holdings to the agreed re-order levels
Seek continual improvement, especially in relation to reducing costs and maintaining stock at an optimised level
Attend contract reviews when necessary to provide procurement input
The successful Buyer will have:
Excellent communication skills at all levels
Experience of buying within a manufacturing facility
Knowledge and experience of MRP systems and MS Office
Experience of working within an aerospace environment and a knowledge of aerospace procedures and documentation would be an advantage
Hours of work are 08.00 – 16.30 Monday – Thursday 08.00 – 13.00 Friday
Please apply online to be considered to the Buyer role. Please note that if you have not had feedback within 3 weeks of your online application, we will not be progressing further with your application on this occasion.
25 days holiday
8 Bank holidays
Life Assurance scheme
Cash back health scheme