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Procurement Manager

Location Ballymoney, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 2 months ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR40

Job Description

  • Procurement Manager

    Location: Ballymoney

    Grafton Specialist recruitment has been retained to recruit for a Procurement Manager for one of Northern Ireland's foremost Engineering Companies

    Responsibilities

    • To develop a sourcing strategy to achieve value for money while maintaining quality and timeliness of supply and to meet targeted cost savings
    • To use suitable negotiation skills to close deals on optimal terms
    • To put in place supplier agreements covering all relevant aspects of product supply
    • To process purchase orders including nominal coding and arrange deliveries in line with MRP requirements
    • To liaise with Engineering and Production to document requirements on new projects
    • To report on cost savings, price trends and key material price forecasts
    • To review and manage raw material stock levels and adjust deliveries as required
    • Liaise with suppliers and stakeholders on quality, delivery and invoice issues
    • To work with the Quality function to ensure audits and other requirements are up to date
    • To support the Pricing function by locating alternative supply and advising on expected price changes
    • To organise carriage to maximise use of the company fleet where appropriate and cost effective

    Criteria

    At least 3 years' experience of procurement in a medium or large sized company, ideally in manufacturing

    • Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities
    • Experience of using MRP systems
    • Strong negotiating skills and commercial awareness
    • Strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    For more information please contact Glenda Reddington on 02890 323333.