· Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Evolito was spun out of YASA Limited in 2021 to exclusively industrialise the next-generation electric motor technology and IP for the rapidly-growing aerospace market. We have now taken this technology to the next phase by making it airworthy. Continuing along our growth journey, we acquired Electroflight in 2022.


By accelerating the adoption of electric propulsion, we will help revolutionise personal mobility and transform our towns and cities with clean, noise-free electric air transportation.


As part of our current high-growth phase, we are looking for an experienced Buyer to join the team to support the Purchasing Team with their day-to-day duties, including creating purchase orders, maintaining vendors, and regular liaison with suppliers, stores and internal colleagues. This is an exciting time to join Electroflight, whoever joins us on this journey now will help us build our processors, define best working practices and grow within their role.


Key responsibilities will include:

·       Assisting with the smooth running of the Purchasing Department

·       Creation of Purchase Orders

·       Supporting the purchase of direct goods/ parts for R&D and production builds

·       Supporting the purchase of indirect goods such as equipment and office supplies

·       Supporting the management of prototype components (supply chain)

·       Supporting the activities around the approved supplier lists including Supplier identification, evaluation, and selection

·       Able to estimate effort, costs, and timing for assigned projects

·       Issuing RFIs (Request for Information) to potential new production suppliers.

·       Following up on orders and delivery dates on a regular basis including track and management and delivery of parts.

·       Key point of contact for suppliers

·       Dealing with accounts queries on supplier invoices

·       Providing exceptional customer service to key internal and external departments.

·       Additional purchasing related reporting and administration as required.

·       Attend meetings at supplier’s sites as and when required

·       Any other duties as required.



Skills and experience required:


·       Previous proven experience within a similar role, ideally within the aerospace or automotive industry

·       Commercially and financially astute

·       Ability to remain calm under pressure within a fast-paced environment.

·       Highly organised and with good attention to detail

·       Strong interpersonal skills to enable good working relationships with the supply chain.

·       Good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present to all levels of organisation and customers.

·       GCSE or equivalent education passes in Maths and English

·       Accurate and efficient data entry skills

·       Strong IT skills, including Outlook, Excel and Word

·       Ability to prioritise a varied workload.

·       Adaptable and open to change

·       Positive, “can-do” attitude

·       Ability to work effectively within a small team as well as under own initiative

·       Flexible approach to work.


·       Relevant business/commercial/manufacturing degree or NVQ Level 4 or equivalent qualification

·       Experience using ERP systems.

·       Knowledge and experience of AS9100 or ISO9001

·       Relevant industrial experience of direct procurement, preferably in high-integrity engineering such as aerospace

·       Strong and confident negotiator


Are you Evolito?


If you think you are up for this challenge please get in touch today!

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  • Location
    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience