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Supply Chain
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- Achieve remarkable things

- Experience a culture that empowers and inspires

- Create things that the rest of the world only dreamed of

- Moog culture is fundamentally about respect


Job Summary



Moog is looking for a Senior Planner Buyer to join the Aircraft part of our business at our site in Wolverhampton. At Moog, we’re focused on the customer and for us, this means designing complex mechanical products that are often bespoke and high profile. As the Senior Planner Buyer, you will develop key supplier relationships to increase performance. You’ll hold supply chain master settings responsibilities for the site which includes the coordination and governance of demand-driven buffer strategies for procured parts and you’ll coordinate and place purchase orders for a designated group of suppliers to achieve the site operational requirements.

Being highly experienced in integrated planning and order placement you will provide oversight and point of escalation to the Planner Buyers. You’ll Monitor and evaluate supply chain buffer sizes over time to recommend and complete adjustment of demand-driven buffer profiles and zones. In addition to this, there will be times where you will be required to deputise for the site supply chain manager, representing the Supply Chain team in site meetings.

You’ll have worked within a similar industry environment, procuring components which means you’ll understand the necessity of on-time delivery, quality and cost-efficiency. Above all else, you’ll be looking for a new challenge that will strengthen your experience and lead to a long term career within an industry-leading organisation.

Your ability to effectively communicate across multiple geographical regions and cultures along with your supply chain knowledge and strong analytical and problem-solving skills will ensure your success in this role.

Key Expertise

  • A Bachelor degree-level education, preferred in the fields of engineering, supply chain, or business
  • Greater than 5 years of progressive experience (usually post-education) in the field of manufacturing or engineering (preferably Aerospace) or Supply Chain
  • Desired qualifications would include Certification in Purchasing, Supply Chain, Program Management, additional education and a Master’s Degree in Business, Engineering. APICS or other industry-standard certifications are a plus
  • An engineering or technical background is preferable
  • A sound understanding of ERP / MRP / DDMRP based material control systems.
  • Good negotiating skills, combined with knowledge of procurement processes
  • Good communication/organizational skills, and be able to demonstrate an ability to understand complex regulations/procedures
  • You must be able to deal with a variety of tasks at any one time and understand the priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Supervisory experience would be beneficial, however, this is not essential
  • There will be some expectation for the UK and international travel

Our people enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture where everyone trusts each other. Working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards and a great quality of life inside and outside of work.


You Can Do This 


Once you apply for this position your CV will be held on our central recruitment management database. If you would prefer that your details are not retained by Moog, please contact us via the following email address: ukcareers@moog.com


About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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