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Assistant Buyer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Rosyth

Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Location: Rosyth, Fife, GB, KY11 2YD 
Compensation: Attractive salary + Benefits 
Role Type: Full time / Permanent 
Job ID: SF40677


We have a great opportunity for you to join Babcock International supporting our procurement team in the day to day procurement of equipment, materials and services to time, cost and quality, whilst working with and implementing existing Group and Site Contracts, and ensuring integrity of the ERP System (IFS).

Here at Babcock International Group in Rosyth we aim to deliver engineering-led and world-leading products and services across our Engineering, Specialised Manufacturing, Gas Handling Systems and Naval Marine business streams.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a real drive to deliver on results.  You will have a passion to learn and develop and possess a strong level of networking and communications skills.


What will you be doing?
•    Provision of a proactive and efficient purchase order placement service with timely resolution of queries and post order management
•    Improvement of the performance of the R2P process, for example requisition to order conversion lead-times, EOTIF, invoice match accuracy
•    Maintenance of Supplier and Part data integrity including, lead-times, prices, dates, attributes, etc.
•    Good stakeholder relationships
•    Blanket/Framework Agreements


The experience you’ll bring 
•    You must hold or have the ability to obtain BPSS security clearance and ideally have CS
•    Supply Chain and Purchasing experience, ideally in the Oil & Gas, Renewables, Civil Nuclear or Commercial Marine contracting arena
•    Engineering / Manufacturing experience advantageous
•    Preferred possession of, or studying towards, MCIPS accreditation.


What a role with Babcock offers? 

•    Generous holiday entitlement
•    Pension Plan
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.


About Babcock 

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.

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Application Guidance: 

All applications should be made online.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive 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 will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Closing Date: 26th January 2022


Job Segment: Engineer, Nuclear Engineering, ERP, Engineering, Technology

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