Rolls-Royce - Derby

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Rolls-Royce is a global business providing power systems for use on land, at sea and in the air. The Group has a balanced business portfolio with leading positions in the civil and defence aerospace, marine and energy markets. We invest in technology and capabilities that can be applied to products and services in each of the global markets we serve.

We are looking to strengthen the Rolls-Royce Purchasing team in the UK and are currently seeking a number of Buyers across multiple commodities/categories.

We are looking for experienced buyers to join us to develop and implement global external commodity strategies whilst driving long term improvements in quality, cost and delivery for your designated suppliers.

You will be responsible for the sourcing and purchasing activity for your commodity, which could include raw materials, forgings, castings or machined components across the different Rolls-Royce Business units. You will also be instrumental in ensuring that your suppliers have the required capability and capacity to meet the requirements of Rolls-Royce's growing order book.

Qualifications and experience

You will have CIPS, a degree or equivalent in business, engineering or supply chain management. You will demonstrate a global outlook and be passionate about using positive supplier relationships to drive performance to deliver results. You will be able to demonstrate excellent influencing and communication skills with an understanding of manufacturing processes, lean techniques and the factors which drive supply chain total cost.

In return, we offer excellent development prospects, coupled with the salary and benefits you would expect of an internationally renowned and successful organisation.

We are unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Due to the Coalition Government's interim immigration limits Rolls-Royce Plc's ability to sponsor employees under Tier 2 (General) of the Points Based System is very limited. Candidates from outside the EEA are therefore encouraged to explore immigration routes, which will allow them to work in the UK without such sponsorship.

In the recruitment process all candidates are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

We are an equal opportunities employer