Procurement Officer

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Procurement Officer

Are you a Buyer who is looking to join a growing and entrepreneurial company? Are you CIPS Level 4 qualified or currently studying to be? Would you be interested in being responsible for purchasing, supplier management (Quality, Delivery & Cost), Sourcing of new suppliers and management of the continuity of supply of materials? Then read on...

Job Description

Procurement Officer
Location - Hampshire - Southampton
Up to £30,000 + Company Benefits

Our client are in need of a good Buyer, who is tenacious and good at building relationships. They require a strong individual who will be bale to deal with challenging suppliers, turn those relationships into long lasting, trustworthy suppliers who will join them on their journey.

The ideal candidate will have the following:
" Responsible for all aspects of Supplier Relationship and managing expectations and performance
" Raising purchasing orders in line with ERP, project or adhoc needs
" Ensuring the company get the best commercial deal within transactions
" Implementation and management of non-discrete order methods (Purchase Schedules, Kanban, VMI, Consignment etc)
" Review acknowledgements and actively work with suppliers to ensure delivery dates are met
" Regularly review purchasing action messages and action orders as required
" Respond to actual or potential material shortages
" Coordinates with production/quality on faulty material and process non-conformances in a timely manner to return faulty goods to the supplier
" Communicate regularly with suppliers to ensure requirements are fully understood
" Manage purchasing activities associated with engineering change
" Manage issue resolution activities with suppliers to ensure continuity of supply
" Actively progress cost reduction opportunities and ensure best overall cost of purchase
" Process invoice and receiving queries in a timely manner
" Measure Supplier performance and proactively manage improvement in quality, delivery & cost
" Sourcing new suppliers, managing tendering and quotation processes and selecting new suppliers

" Managing the introduction and transition of new suppliers
" Negotiation of Supplier agreements and contracts
" Management of cost down initiatives and reporting

Produce key procurement performance indicators (KPI)
" Weekly shortage impact
" ERP housekeeping measures/reports
" Supplier on-time delivery (OTD)
" Purchase suggestions performance
" Purchase price control (PPV)
" Performance of key suppliers (Quality, Delivery & Cost)
" Material returns management
" Overdue POs

Must have the following:
Good at Communication
Excellent Communication skills - ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Confident, engaging and assertive.
A good listener with the ability to influence
A good command of written English

CIPS (level 4) qualified or equivalent experience
Experience of production buying and supplier sourcing
Negotiation and Contract drafting experience desirable
Experience and understanding of ERP and planning systems desirable
Competency on MS applications (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint)

Fexible to work outside of normal working hours where needed to support customer or business needsl

If you are an engineering/manufacturing or technical buyer, who would like to be a part of a growing company, then apply for this role for a discussion with Gemma Langley, who will be able to provide you with further details on this exciting role!

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Gemma Langley

Gemma Langley profile

I head the Manufacturing &Technologies division and we focus on products that have been designed and manufactured across a breadth of engineering industries. The division covers a range of markets including CEM’s, electronics, automotive, aerospace, rail, avionics, defence, manufacturing, medical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor and machinery & automation.