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Date Added: Thu 29/10/2020

Procurement Officer (Maternity Cover)

Shefford, UK
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: £22000 - £23000 / annually

Job Description

Have you got experience in procurement? AND looking for PART TIME work??

Procurement Officer - Part-time Maternity Cover 12 Month Contract

Do you have skills and experience in Procurement? And looking for a part-time position? This role is to cover Maternity Leave so this will be a 12 month fixed term contract position. This is a part-time role of 20 hours per week ideally 8.30am - 12.30pm or 9.00am - 1pm, Monday to Friday and will require additional hours to be worked when holiday absences occur within the team.

The Role

Reporting to the Procurement and Sourcing Manager, the roles will support the Procurement function in achieving the objectives required to deliver a value for money supply chain for the business

The Sourcing Officer supports the Procurement & Sourcing Manager and Senior Sourcing Officer in their activities and will have some responsibilities of their own for procuring a range of components and/or materials within assigned portfolio of suppliers, ensuring that the supply chain is capable of meeting or exceeding business expectations by effective supplier management and continuous improvement.

Main Tasks
· Build and maintain close working relationships with suppliers, internal stakeholders and purchasing teams.

· Raising, issuing and maintaining purchase orders in order to optimise inventory and assure OTIF delivery from suppliers.

· Optimisation of purchased items inventory levels ensuring availability to manufacturing teams using appropriate planning tools and systems.

· Maintain procurement and inventory planning data e.g. MOQ's, Lead-times and inventory planning data (min/max levels).

· Supplier management and continuous improvement.

· Monitor and review supplier performance to ensure standards are achieved against agreed KPI's and organisational needs. Report as required and take corrective/preventative actions if required in order to improve performance.

· Identify continuous improvement opportunities through engagement with suppliers and stakeholders and the use of KPI data. Where opportunities exist, work with key stakeholders to implement.

· Support the Procurement & Sourcing Manager with the following: -

i. Identify potential new suppliers within categories of responsibility that will support Quality, Cost or New Product Development. Add to the Approved Supplier List (ASL) once validation and approval is obtained.

ii. the implementation of supplier improvement plans where required in conjunction with internal stakeholders such as QA, Engineering and Production.

iii. in the execution of annual saving plans, through negotiation and/or Value Engineering projects in conjunction with internal stakeholders.

iv. the development and improvement of assigned categories by implementation of supplier risk assessments and commodity strategies.



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