Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Llay, Wrexham
United Kingdom

Position Summary:

Magellan Aerospace, Wrexham has an exciting opportunity for a Buyer.

  • Full-time-Permanent position
  • Week Day’s 0800-1700 Monday-Thursday, 0800-1300 Friday 39 hours per week.
  • Job location: Rackery Lane, Llay, Wrexham, LL12 0PB
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.

Working closely with colleagues in Planning, Customer facing team, Stores, Dispatch & Quality the Supply Chain Controller is responsible for ensuring On Time Delivery of parts / raw materials supplied to support manufacturing and where necessary design.

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension plan
  • On site bonus scheme
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Commitment to professional growth and generous learning budget
  • Mobile phone/gym membership and other employee discounts
  • Employee Social & Charity Association
  • Employee advantages scheme
  • Occupational Health and ergonomics focussed
  • Extended paid Holiday Entitlement
  • Long Service Awards
  • Free parking

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Raise Purchase orders & schedules in line with MRP requirements, issue to supplier and manage OTD

  • Action schedule changes in line with MRP & Negotiate schedule movements, order cancellations with supplier

  • Report supplier performance (D1) to Magellan and supplier, escalating any concerns backed up with recovery plans

  • Hold regular calls/visits with supplier

  • Escalate any risks to supply/production

  • Understand BOM and how they impact supply chain

  • Supporting and attending Supply Chain Meetings as necessary

  • Review stock Parameters & lead times and make recommendations for change

  • Report Monthly spend forecasts

Position Requirements:

  • Ensuring adherence to Magellan UK departmental policies and corporate procedures
  • Interpret and comply with company HS&E Policies and safety regulations
  • Identify potential hazards and take appropriate action to eliminate

Supply Chain Output

  • Supplier OTD min 95% to 100%
  • Action MRP Recommendations – recommended orders, MRP re-scheduling
  • Maintain stock parameters, supplier/parts database (eg. Lead-times, prices etc.)
  • Reduce costs/spend
  • Issue D1 pack weekly
    • Constantly improving the quality and reliability of suppliers
    • Sourcing new suppliers as necessary
    • Observe Company Quality procedures
    • Identify non-conformance as it may adversely affect the airworthiness and inform the supervisor in such case
    • Maintaining supplier contact information
    • Specific Supply Chain projects as required
    • Management of supplier portfolios – from new product introduction to serial production and ensuring OTD
    Continuous Improvement
    • Maintain EFACS data integrity (delivery schedules, etc.)
    • Development work and Other Roles could include: Procurement of products/components for New contracts or engineering changes.
    • 6S
    • Adhering to 6S
    About us
    Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.
    At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!
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