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Posted 23 January by Advanced Technical Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Procurement Specialist - Manufacturing - East Sussex - SU/IM291

Salary / benefits: c£25-30k depend upon experience

Job Term: Permanent / Full Time

Job Outline:

A leading manufacturer of hi-tech scientific equipment is now looking for a Procurement Specialist to take responsibility for the procurement of materials, products and services from qualified vendors.

This will require you to read and interpret technical drawings, to select vendors and products.

In addition you will monitor associated costs, quality and delivery in line with our client’s business model.

Working closely with manufacturing you will be responsible for issuing purchase orders to satisfy sales, production and inventory requirements.

You will also be expected to constantly strive to improve vendor performance on price, lead-time and associated costs.

In liaison with Product Management and Material Control you will develop a structured purchasing plan and forecasts for procurement.


You should be qualified to degree level in Purchasing, Business or similar.

Preference will be given to applicants with CIPS or similar qualifications.

Ideally the successful candidate will also have knowledge of at least one European language.


The successful candidate will have previous experience in a procurement role within a similar manufacturing environment.

You will have experience in purchasing and supply chain administration and be familiar with MRP/ERP systems.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience managing sub-contractors, particularly for machine / sheet metal products.

Additional Information:

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Copies of Passport and Visas will be requested for verification purposes.

Skills: Procurement, Purchasing, CIPs, Buyer

To Apply Direct: Please send your CV and a covering letter to Iona Mulligan

Required skills

  • Drawings
  • Manufacturing
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Vendor

Reference: 33916638

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