Posting Date: 11 September 2019

Location: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, GB, AB21 7DU

Company: Babcock

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Location: Aberdeen
REF: SF27760

Hours: 40 hours (Shift Pattern) 3 shifts between the hours of 07:30 - 22:00. On call requirement also at weekends


About the role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Buyer.


You will be responsible for ordering aircraft parts requested for any aircraft based within all BMCS Offshore and also assist with indirect procurement ordering. These purchases should be made within the budgetary constraints of the business to support the contractual service delivery requirements.


  • To action requisitions and obtain quotations for new aircraft parts, standard exchanges, repairs orders and indirect requirements in order to obtain the most cost effective solution and efficient delivery to meet the requirements of the business. Orders to be sent to the relevant supplier.
  • To ensure that all requisitions are completed correctly and rejected where the procedure has not been followed.
  • Responsible for receipting indirect orders into Sage once requisitioner has confirmed that the order has been completed/ fulfilled.
  • Update Requestors on a daily basis on the progress of any outstanding orders to allow for planning in the event of a delay in delivery. and ensure the back order report is kept up to date ensuring all orders are chased through to receipt.
  • To ensure all quotes, PO’s, acknowledgments and other relevant correspondence is saved for auditing.


What do I need to do the role?

You’ll need previous experience in a similar role, CIPS Qualification or working towards, English and Maths GCSE, National 5 or above, have the ability to interpret and implement supply chain strategies and have relevant business Qualification preferred (HNC/HND).


What else do I need to know?

  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.


About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.


Closing date: 22/09/2019



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