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Procurement Officer

Posted On: 05/09/2021

Our Client is an engineering business offering a range of fabricated components and assemblies.  Due to expansion, they require a Procurement Officer to join their team.

Job Summary 

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, you will Purchase goods, materials and services to ensure that the companies operational needs are met, ensuring continuity of supply taking into account price, quality and delivery.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schedule flow of Production parts to meet daily Production demand and highlight any supply problems which may impact business operations
  • Manage a portfolio of suppliers, developing and maintaining successful supplier relationships.
  • Release of orders to the supplier network based on current demand.
  • Provide accurate and timely monthly reports – identify business risks and opportunities.
  • Push for improved Supplier performance and challenge to reduce supplier lead times.
  • Provide analysis and suggest actions on current stock holding in relation to existing inventory management
  • Work with suppliers to help them support our Production/Quality expectations with view to cost reduction opportunities.
  • Maintain accurate supplier pricing.
  • Issue and Management of Tenders, Resourcing and Cost Saving Projects.
  • Administration tasks associated with job role.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the Supply Chain Manager
  • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues


Essential Criteria

  • Experience in Material Planning/Purchasing
  • Good problem-solving skills and self-motivated
  • Professional and ability build good supplier relations
  • Strong Communication Skills both verbal and written.
  • Good IT skills with demonstrable experience of MS Office especially MS Excel Intermediate Level

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience operating in an engineering environment
  • Demonstrate examples of Cost Savings Projects and Tender experience

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Job Type:

Salary £25,000 - £30,000

Contract: Permanent

Job Reference 12344

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