Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 167346
The purpose of this role is to assist the Category Manager in the commercial ownership of categories associate with the running of the plant in particular the Maintenance, Repairs and Operational Services
Main duties and Responsibilities:
Release purchase orders at initial and final stage
Adhere to the Purchasing Strategy
Challenge cost where appropriate
Identify appropriate lowest cost sourcing groups.
Negotiate new and replacement service and supply contracts.
Support new program launches
Work alongside all departments to deliver lowest cost purchase solutions.
Investigate continuous improvement options
Co-ordinate projects as directed.
Indirect Purchasing process generation, validation and review.
Compliant Pro (or alternative system) maintenance
Ownership of the Maintenance, Repairs & Operations Master Database
Support the Maintenance, Repairs & Operations Stores function when needed
CIPS Level 3 or Bachelor’s degree
Experience in negotiating and generating varied contracts
Experience of purchasing in an industrial environment.
Experience in an engineering environment
Minimum of 12 months Purchasing Experience.
Must be able to demonstrate good timekeeping and disciplinary record.
Excellent data analysis skills
Excellent Microsoft Office and presentation skills
Proven ability to work autonomously without supervision