• Indirect Buyer

    Location UK-GLS-Staverton
    Posted Date 6 months ago(6 months ago)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Purchasing/Supply Chain - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • Overview

    Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems, and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So, whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph Group is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
    Triumph Integrated Systems provides a full range of integrated solutions for aircraft manufactures around the globe. We partner with key manufacturers to produce crucial components, systems and subsystems required to help maintain a competitive and technological advantage. We provide design, development and support of internally designed components, subsystems and systems, as well as production of complex assemblies using external designs. 

    Based in Staverton, Triumph employs approximately 140 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include designing and manufacturing ball bearing controls for commercial and military aircraft, weaponry armoured vehicles, railways, trains, underground, marines, marine, motor vehicle industry. This facility is also the point of contact for Deeside, Wales and Onchan, Isle of Man.

    Purchasing and supplier performance management of Indirect materials and service purchases for UK & IOM facilities.


    • Management of the Supply Chain Workbench for timely placement of purchase orders.
    • Ensure appropriate T&Cs, quality instructions and customer requirements are provided to suppliers.
    • Coordinate delivery status, communicate internally and manage any recovery to support the business requirements
    • Ensure forecast data is obtained and updated into the utilised Business System
    • Manage total supplier delivery performance, support supplier business reviews and manage and monitor OTIF and Overdue performance metrics
    • Negotiating best cost, delivery terms and days to pay.
    • Support supplier selection process when required.
    • Timely conversion of requisitions into purchase orders-these are to be processed in the same day received.
    • Ensuring Non-Disclosure agreements are in place for Suppliers.
    • Data gathering to support Indirect Purchasing Manager for Negotiation Plans and Long Term Agreements.
    • Completion of any work-related tasks, which would be deemed reasonable of this role


    • Ability to read and translate Engineering drawings and documentation
    • Previous experience in a purchasing role is essential, preferably Aerospace but not essential.
    • Inter-operational process management experience, with a good knowledge of purchasing procedures, is essential
    • Excellent negotiating skills required
    • Good project management skills
    • Task / Achievement focussed
    • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines is a must.
    • Previous experience of using a Syteline system is desirable.
    •  Based in Staverton, Gloucestershire UK
    • Travel to other Triumph sites may be required
    • Working at supplier sites may be required
    • Hours of Employment: 37 hours a week, flexibility may be required.
    • Successful applicants receive conditional offers to be subject to satisfactory references, Disclosure Scotland and Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance, a right to work in the UK and willingness to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire. 


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