Procurement Assistant

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Canal Foot
Posted
17 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Reporting to the Procurement Manager the Procurement Assistant will assist the Procurement Department to ensure the business secures the best quality, pricing, payment terms and contracts for products and services it purchases.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Negotiate prices, payment terms and agree contracts for goods and services, monitoring their progress

 Place orders against fully authorised requisitions

 Set up and update supplier information in MRP system

 Ensure delivery dates are met and goods conform to quality requirements meeting KPI's for On Time Delivery, Savings and Quality

 Ensure monthly scorecards are sent to suppliers

 Ensure Approved Supplier List is kept up to date and valid

 Build and maintain relationships with both new and existing suppliers

 Demonstrate awareness of risk and opportunity management to address low impact risks within specific scopes of work

 Liaise closely with key stakeholders to ensure tasks and objectives are met in a timely manner

 Support continuous improvement/process improvement opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

5 GCSEs (grade C or above) or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics

CIPS LEVEL 4 or working towards

At least 2 years procurement experience

IT literate and fully conversant with all Microsoft Office applications

Use of ERP/MRP systems

Ability to read and understand technical drawings and BOMs

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

travel may be required from time to time

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Manager for our prestigious Client based on the outskirts of Ulverston

We are looking for Candidates woth the following;

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Procurement Manager the Procurement Assistant will assist the Procurement Department to ensure the business secures the best quality, pricing, payment terms and contracts for products and services it purchases.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Negotiate prices, payment terms and agree contracts for goods and services, monitoring their progress

 Place orders against fully authorised requisitions

 Set up and update supplier information in MRP system

 Ensure delivery dates are met and goods conform to quality requirements meeting KPI's for On Time Delivery, Savings and Quality

 Ensure monthly scorecards are sent to suppliers

 Ensure Approved Supplier List is kept up to date and valid

 Build and maintain relationships with both new and existing suppliers

 Demonstrate awareness of risk and opportunity management to address low impact risks within specific scopes of work

 Liaise closely with key stakeholders to ensure tasks and objectives are met in a timely manner

 Support continuous improvement/process improvement opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

5 GCSEs (grade C or above) or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics

CIPS LEVEL 4 or working towards

At least 2 years procurement experience

IT literate and fully conversant with all Microsoft Office applications

Use of ERP/MRP systems

Ability to read and understand technical drawings and BOMs

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

travel may be required from time to time

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Confident and self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision

Good organisational skills

Strong communications and interpersonal skills

Ability to work effectively in a team and forge strong internal relationships

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The role will be primarily Office based

Full training will be given on all in-house systems

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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