Product Development Procurement Assistant/Junior Buyer-contractor

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Reference
PD-88PA2018
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Aug 2018
Hours
40 hours per week
Contract type
Full-time
Location
Welwyn Garden City (Remus)
Description

There is a requirement for further procurement support for admin tasks and BOM management associated with Product Development projects. This will allow the Procurement capability to be proactive versus reactive.

Accountabilities:

  • Cost saving exercises
  • Invoicing and accounting queries
  • Support Procurement Lead with strategic activities
  • Build and maintain PD supplier system for documentation (NDAs, Accreditation certificates, insurance documents etc)
  • Inventory management
  • Supplier quality management
  • Order expediting
  • Order placing
  • Ad-hoc order management for modifications/replacements
  • Tender and cost saving exercises
  • Invoicing and accounting queries
  • Booking-in and order management
  • Supplier register management
  • Tactical supplier engagement
  • On-boarding of new suppliers
  • Negotiation support

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Good analytical skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent commercial awareness
  • Communication skills
  • Confidence and presentation skills
  • Experience in procurement, buying and/or logistics
  • Experience of working with large data sets
  • Proficient in all Microsoft packages
  • Advanced in Excel

Preferred (in addition to minimum)

  • Experience in manufacturing
  • Experience in managing a complex bill of materials
  • Experience in invoicing and inventory management
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