Procurement Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published 9 months ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR46

Job Description

  • Immediately available Procurement Manager ( temporary contract)

    Salary 28-30k

    Grafton Specialist has been retained by a long standing global diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products based in Belfast to recruit a Procurement Manager.

    The role

    Responsible for managing suppliers within Belfast's Supply Chain, including placing / maintaining purchase orders and ensuring that the suppliers satisfy the business requirement . Responsible for Goods Inwards receiving /stock control and issuance of goods to the shop floor.

    Responsibilities & Duties

    • Develop, maintain and continually improve inventory parameters and settings in appropriate MRP / ERP systems to ensure designated stock items are capable of supporting the associated Business Model while simultaneously managing site inventory levels to designated target values and stock turns.
    • Generate + assist understanding of forecast Metrics, explain, discuss and offer solutions to systematic barriers to achieving or exceeding plan.
    • Develop consistent processes and implement best practices in alignment to the SIOP process
    • Drive accountability and process improvement based on key performance metrics and targets.
    • Provide input and recommendations in improving supply chain strategies, policies and practices to achieve Best-in-Class Supply Chain Management practices
    • Create and maintain documentation for assigned processes and system

    Essential Criteria

    • Significant experience within an engineering / manufacturing environment
    • Work-based experience working within a large scale global organization
    • Work-based experience in utilising world-class Continuous Improvement Tools
    • A Degree level qualification in a mechanical engineering or directly related discipline
    • Work-based experience with formal MRP/ERP planning and scheduling systems
    • Senior role experience in a S.I.O.P role
    • Proven negotiation and cost reduction skills

    Desirable Criteria

    • MBA qualification, or equivalent
    • Six Sigma Qualification
    • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or studying towards

    For more information or to discuss in total confidence please contact Glenda Reddington on 02890 323333