Job Description

Job Title: Buyer

Location: Rosyth, UK - Hybrid Working

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF: 49237

Inspire change

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Buyer at our Rosyth site

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation, and flexibility


The Buyer role is based within our LGE business area

At our site 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 businesses

The role

The difference our new Buyer will make

As a Buyer you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Performing all tasks involved in the formation and administration of Purchase Orders, Purchase in accordance with the Company Quality Procedures

Day to day, you'll manage the buyer process from start to finish (negotiating to finalising), establish and maintain a good working relationship with Suppliers and where necessary with Customers, such that they would wish to receive and place future business with LGE Process, perform all tasks involved in the formation and administration of Purchase Orders, Purchase in accordance with the Company Quality Procedures. Communication with Suppliers, Contractors, and Personnel within LGE Process and when necessary, within Babcock to establish a clear definition of requirements and to ensure performance to agreed contract terms. The assistance of Central, form and issue purchase orders/contracts, administer all Purchase commitments and monitor supplier's performance for conformance to commercial terms

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides Hybrid working with 2 days per week on site.

Essential experience
Experience as a buyer - broader
Negotiating experience
Supplier relationship management experience
Obtain or have the ability to obtain BPSS Clearance

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme with life assurance
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental, and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts, and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing Date: 06/02/2023



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