Some Key Responsibilities :
To develop and manage an agile, robust, approved vendor base at the commodity group level focused on technological improvement and reduction of cost
To take project delivery responsibility as determined by project milestones, for the on-time-in-full delivery of materials and services
To negotiate sub-con contracts by utilizing a strong technical, commercial and bid knowledge
To identify and develop two - way, "win-win" supplier-customer relationships
To support KPI requirements
Validation of Purchase Requisitions and negotiation with vendors (where required) to ensure the best quality, cost and delivery (QCD) performance is achieved
Timely issue and expediting of Purchase Orders in accordance with company procedures and processes to ensure the best possible terms with respect to QCD and risk mitigation are achieved and therefore, reduce the total cost of ownership.
Obtaining written order acknowledgements against all PO's in a timely manner will be instrumental to the procurement process
Utilise competitive tendering wherever product design and / or time constraints allow
To implement effective supplier relationship management (SRM) with strategic / key vendors
To measure and report vendor QCD performance, implement improvement plans and implement corrective actions for unsatisfactory performance
To support the development of an approved vendor based and ensure its accurate recording in the IFS database
Support the Business in the pursuit of "best-practice" procurement solutions
Identify opportunities for spend-leverage with suppliers wherever possible
Assist is the selection of new suppliers via a common set of criteria and scoring matrix
Support procurement department objectives and KPI's and be instrumental in supporting their achievement
Support the timely return of any defective material deliveries to respective vendors and procure replacement materials in accordance with company procedures and processes whilst minimizing any impact on project milestones
Liaise with Production, QA and Programmes to ensure product and service quality levels are maximized.
Additional Requirements :
Frequently used computer based systems include (but limited to : ) IFS, ERP is preferred, MS outlook, Excel, Word & Powerpoint
Loudwater office -based position with possible visits off-site to meet and negotiate with suppliers. There will also be regular travel to other sites
Commitment beyond normal working hours may be required from time to time to meet project / departmental / business objectives.
The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK.
Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business / Agency.