Team: Planning & Purchasing

Salary: Excellent

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours Per Week: 40 Hours

As Purchasing Team Leader you will coordinate a team of Buyers to ensure the availability of a range of aerospace components for both inventory and projects while supporting key decisions on how best to fulfil material requirements and prioritise workloads effectively. The Purchasing Team Leader will clearly delegate and organise work tasks within the team to ensure a smooth day to day operation.

Some Key Responsibilities:

• Ensure the teams delivery on spares & materials requested for aircraft meet required on dock/supplier promised dates.
• Review & explore opportunities for continuous improvement in the current processes relating to material supply and procurement.
• Play a key role in training members of the department in their roles including the ‘on boarding’ of new starters.
• Assist the Senior Buyer in all areas and key projects and deputise for the Senior Buyer when required.
• Obtain quotes and negotiate costs with suppliers and identify and demonstrate material cost savings.
• Place, progress and manage orders/contracts to ensure minimum fiscal exposure & maximum material availability.
• Evaluate and report day-to-day performance and updates to other business areas ensuring that suppliers provide credible and achievable information to demonstrate performance adherence.
• Help the team of Buyers understand the cost impact of their decision making process to maximise performance and productivity and minimise any unnecessary cost to the business.

What Can We Offer You?

We have been recognised as one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work in the UK on Glassdoor and offer our valued colleagues a range of benefits including: -
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 34 days holiday entitlement per annum (pro rata dependent upon contracted hours)
  • 3 x salary life assurance
  • Generous Discretionary Profit Share Scheme
  • Share Save scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Buy and Sell of Annual Leave
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme including professional counselling
  • Annual pay review
  • Colleague discounts on Jet2holidays and holidays and flights
  • Recommend a Friend scheme (£250 for successful referrals)

This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting forward thinking business. We operate scheduled leisure flights to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities from our 10 UK bases.

Help us to send our all-important customers on holiday with and Jet2holidays!!

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