Procurement Specialist - Direct Buyer

Posted 1 week ago by Concept Resourcing
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Concept Resourcing are delighted to be partnering with a leading manufacturing organisation based in Birmingham who require a Procurement Specialist to join their team. This role will have full responsibility for the Purchasing function within the business with line management of one Administrator.

This is a perfect role for a Buyer within the manufacturing industry looking to step up.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiation of annual purchase & utility contracts in addition to looking after the raw materials.
  • Optimise inventory levels / process / procurement to increase stock availability and reduce costs.
  • Develop robust process of procurement & inventory reporting & accurate and timely analysis.
  • Maintains and manages safety stock & minimum stock via purchasing wizards
  • Transmits and prioritises approved purchase orders and supporting documentation to suppliers.
  • Tracks orders and confirms system lead times, delivery dates and cost.
  • Reviews, updates, and maintains purchase orders until they are closed.
  • Monitor suppliers & sub-contractors OTIF (On time, in full) and create action plans.
  • Close working relationship with Goods Inwards & Quality Engineering to manage deliveries
  • Ensures orders adhere to supplier agreements and contracts, reports non-conformances.
  • Identifies opportunities and implements actions to achieve efficiencies and reduce costs.
  • Contributes to consolidation, reduction, and rationalisation of raw materials.
  • Control inventory level vs budget

The successful Procurement Specialist will have the following skills:

  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment within an SME business
  • Experience of working in a procurement role within manufacturing.
  • Knowledge and experience of a raw materials procurement role
  • Degree or CIPS equivalent in Purchasing, supply chain or Manufacturing
  • MRP & strong system / IT skills inc Excel
  • Strong Negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated & professional manner

This role offers up to £40,000 + benefits working Monday - Friday - 8.30am - 5.00pm

This role will be shortlisted by COP 29/07/2021 so if you feel like you fit the above criteria, please apply today.

Reference: 43948846

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