Category Junior Buyer

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Location: Hingham, Norfolk (NR9) – Office based role
Department: Purchasing/Supply Chain
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full time/permanent - 38 hours per week (Mon – Thurs: 8hrs/ Fri: 6 hrs – finish early)

About the role

You will be a valuable support and key member of the team to help us continue to drive growth within Mirus. This role will have the freedom to take ownership of the responsibilities given, ensuring collaboration with key stakeholders and the smooth running of processes and operations to keep moving us forward and building strong relationships with Suppliers and other vital contacts.

Over time the scope of this role is expected to expand to include responsibilities for a variety of parts for Mirus’s products, but the initial primary scope of this role will focus on Purchase Order creation, communicating requirements to suppliers and confirming delivery dates for products and services into Mirus.

In your role as our Category Junior Buyer, you will:

  • Responsible for assisting in the purchase of various items, such as raw materials, prototypes, equipment and services.
  • Placing and expediting non-production Purchase Orders.
  • Managing data-input into the procurement database
  • Placing orders with suppliers and confirming delivery dates.
  • Managing ongoing relationships with indirect (non-production material) suppliers to ensure an effective supplier relationship is maintained.
  • Support and update monthly reports, primarily using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Generating monthly KPI performance data to aid supplier improvement activities
  • Supporting the Material Planner– including direct engagement with suppliers globally in expediting component supply to Mirus
  • Supporting the Supply Chain team in addressing invoice queries with suppliers and updating the procurement system as needed.
  • Supporting Supply Chain Team meetings including tracking actions across the function to ensure issues are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Supporting NPI buyers with prototype procurement as well as rapid development part requirements
  • Researching and assessing potential new suppliers for business requirements

About you

To help Mirus continue our journey of growth, you will bring your administrative and Operational experience within a Supply Chain/Procurement capacity, an aptitude to completing tasks efficiently, problem solving abilities, demonstrable skills to deliver effective support along with the following skills, experience, qualifications and attributes:

  • Qualified to Level 3 standard (A Levels or equivalent)
  • Experience or demonstrable skills & knowledge of working in Supply Chain or Procurement
  • Computer Literate – Proficient in MS Office and in particular MS Excel (can use and construct basic formulas, analyse data and generate graphs from data)
  • Demonstrable experience working within an ERP system
  • An effective problem solver
  • Accurate entry and processing of data efficiently with a high level of attention to detail
  • Effective and adaptive communication skills when dealing with suppliers


  • Experience working within aerospace and/or automotive industries
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Business Central ERP system

Personal skills / attributes:

  • Ability to build good relationships with suppliers
  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels internally and externally
  • Able to work using your own initiative as well as collaboratively within a team
  • Have great attention to detail

We really want to hear from you, so don’t miss your opportunity to join our community of passionate and exceptional people who challenge the accepted norm! Once you apply, your CV will be held on our central database.  Please do let us know if you do not wish for us to retain your details.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted in due course.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and be a part of a company that values your skills and contributions, we encourage you to apply for our Category Junior Buyer position.  Come on a journey with us and be part of shaping the future of Supply Chain excellence!

Please kindly note, at this moment in time we are respectfully not engaging with any agencies for our roles.

About the company

Founded in 2015, Mirus Aircraft Seating Ltd has grown rapidly to become a leading aircraft seating OEM, with operations in the UK, Malaysia and China.   We seek excellence at every step, from conception to delivery and beyond.


“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way, by those who dare to challenge the accepted norm.”

Ben McGuire, Chief Executive Officer

We believe form, function, innovation, sustainability, and the best possible passenger experience are all mutual cornerstones of success when putting pen to paper on a new design and delivering to our airline customers.

Along with our proven record of delivering large and small scale OEM and airline retrofit programs to some of the biggest names in the industry, we are committed to bringing the highest quality seating and unparalleled service to our customers.

Our benefits

  • Pension – up to 8% contribution (4% Employee/ 4% Employer)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • An additional day off on or around your birthday
  • Christmas shut down
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Long Service Award
  • Agile working – flexibility around start and finish times in line with our policy
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Training and development – Support, coaching and guidance from a team of industry leading renowned specialists
  • Generous Family Friendly Benefits
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • SimplyHealth – helps cover every day healthcare costs such as eye tests and dental check ups, as well as providing mental health support and access to GP services
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Free on-site parking
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At Mirus, we’re committed to creating a welcoming environment for all applicants. If you require any reasonable adjustments during your interview process, please let us know.