Procurement Officer

Recruiter
Neo Recruitment Ltd
Location
Livingston
Posted
11 Dec 2018
Closes
05 Feb 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Junior Buyer/Procurement professional looking for a new challenge?
Do you have excellent communication and negotiation skills and wish to progress your career?
We are partnering with a Global Manufacturing company with an excellent reputation to recruit an experienced Procurement Officer for a full-time, permanent role.
The Company:
Our client is thriving company with ambitious plans for future growth. They are currently seeking a Procurement Officer with experience in Manufacturing to join their existing team based in Livingston.
Responsibilities:
* Building and maintaining excellent relationships with both existing and new suppliers
* Developing and driving purchasing strategies
* Using Negotiating strategies to ensure savings without loss of quality
* Ensuring the supplier database is updated
* Driving efficiencies and reducing costs in line with agreed targets
* Reporting on costs, savings and spending to senior management
Requirements:
* Excellent negotiation and relationship-building skills
* A proven track record in a similar role within Manufacturing
* Supplier-management experience
* A strong aptitude for information gathering and data analysis
* A good awareness of manufacturing principles, pressures and constraints in relation to purchasing
* A relevant Business or Engineering Degree (or equivalent)
* CIPS Qualification (desirable)
* A good working knowledge of SAP (desirable)
The Location: The office is based in Livingston, West Lothian and the location is easily accessible by Car.
Why Should You Apply:
This is a brilliant opportunity to progress your career in Purchasing. The company is enjoying significant growth and continues to develop and invest in their people to maintain this. The successful applicant will receive a competitive annual salary together with benefits and genuine prospects for career development.
If this sounds like the kind of role you are looking for and you have the relevant skills and experience, please send your CV asap

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