Job Posted: 20 Mar 2017
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      Procurement Officer

      30000.00 pa| Southampton| Permanent

      30000.00 pa| Southampton| Permanent

      Exciting opportunity for a Procurement Officer to join a market leading organisation to be responsible for purchasing, supplier management (Quality, Delivery & Cost), Sourcing of new suppliers and management of the continuity of supply of materials.

      Responsibilities of the Procurement Officer:
      Responsible for all aspects of Supplier Relationship and managing expectations and performance
      Raising purchasing orders in line with ERP, project or adhoc needs
      Ensuring the best commercial deal
      Implementation and management of non-discrete order methods (Purchase Schedules, Kanban, VMI, Consignment etc)
      Review acknowledgements and actively work with suppliers to ensure delivery dates are met
      Regularly review purchasing action messages and action orders as required
      Respond to actual or potential material shortages
      Coordinates with production/quality on faulty material and process non-conformances in a timely manner to return faulty goods to the supplier
      Communicate regularly with suppliers to ensure requirements are fully understood
      Manage purchasing activities associated with engineering change
      Manage issue resolution activities with suppliers to ensure continuity of supply
      Actively progress cost reduction opportunities and ensure best overall cost of purchase
      Process invoice and receiving queries in a timely manner
      Measure Supplier performance and proactively manage improvement in quality, delivery & cost
      Sourcing new suppliers, managing tendering and quotation processes and selecting new suppliers
      Managing the introduction and transition of new suppliers
      Negotiation of Supplier agreements and contracts
      Management of cost down initiatives and reporting

      Experience/qualifications of the Procurement Officer:
      Excellent Communication skills ability to communicate effectively at all levels
      Confident, engaging and assertive.
      A good listener with the ability to influence
      A good command of written English
      CIPS (level 4) qualified or equivalent experience
      Experience of production buying and supplier sourcing
      Negotiation and Contract drafting experience desirable
      Experience and understanding of ERP and planning systems desirable
      Competency on MS applications (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint)

      If you are interested in our Procurement Officer role please click apply

      Orion Electrotech Ltd acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency and complies with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations Act 2003.