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July 2

Procurement Officer

July 2
Handley James is partnering with a prominent client, a specialist in manufacturing with an outstanding reputation and significant growth trajectory backed by a robust order book. As a result of this they are now looking to recruit a Procurement Officer to strengthen the purchasing department. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is proven and now looking to progress and develop their career further. This role will report to the Purchasing manager and will be responsible for:
  • Liaise with suppliers on a daily basis to order and expedite raw materials in line with the production schedule.
  • Work cross functionally with Production and Materials to achieve a lean supply chain flow.
  • Managing direct spend for key materials and parts.
  • Sourcing and negotiation with new and existing suppliers.
  • Managing suppliers with fluctuating demand and varying lead times
  • Ensuring no stock outs on key materials.
  • Working with bills of materials.
  • Working with MRP/ERP Systems.
  Currently in a Procurement Officer, Buyer, or procurement specialist within a manufacturer, you will be experienced in working collaboratively and cross functionally. You will be proven in supplier liaison, building effective relationships and being proactive in terms of controlled material supply. You will be highly self-motivated, looking to progress your career and have a high work ethic. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well reputed company really make a difference to this manufacturer. A competitive salary plus a benefits package is also available. As you will be joining at a pivotal point in the company‚Äôs growth, there will opportunity for rapid career progression.     Handley James is collaborating with a renowned manufacturing client known for its excellent reputation and impressive growth, supported by a strong order book. They are currently seeking a Procurement Officer to strengthen their purchasing department. This is a prime opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to advance their career. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, this role will be responsible for:
  • Communicate daily with suppliers to order and expedite raw materials according to the production schedule.
  • Collaborate with Production and Materials departments to ensure a lean supply chain flow.
  • Manage direct spend for essential materials and parts.
  • Source and negotiate with new and existing suppliers.
  • Handle suppliers with fluctuating demand and varying lead times.
  • Prevent stockouts of key materials.
  • Work with bills of materials.
  • Utilise MRP/ERP systems.
The ideal candidate will have experience as a Procurement Officer, Buyer, or Procurement Specialist within a manufacturing environment. They will be adept at cross-functional collaboration, supplier liaison, building effective relationships, and ensuring a controlled material supply. Highly self-motivated and committed to career progression, they will exhibit a strong work ethic. This role offers the chance to join a reputable company and make a significant impact. A competitive salary and benefits package are available. Joining at a critical point in the company's growth, there will be opportunities for rapid career advancement.
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