Wantage Permanent £25,000 - £35,000 per year
  • Opportunity to join an innovative and growing organisation
  • My manufacturing client are offering full support towards CIPS

About Our Client

A business which has had a massive investment and takeover and are a key player within the engineering space.

Job Description

Responsible for managing procurement mailboxes in a timely manner;

· Responsible for the initial response to external and internal customers and keeping them updated on


· Flag emerging risks and keep relevant stakeholders aware of potential supply risks or concerns;

· Support the preparation and issue of RFQ's;

· Assist commercial negotiations, including design and development, tooling and piece price;

· Use the designated business system (currently AX2012) to raise purchase orders and ensure on time


· Responsible for Supplier setup documentation including commercial checks of supplier payment terms,

delivery terms and general Terms & Conditions to ensure that all are aligned with the business's or its

customer's requirements;

· Report procurement status at to procurement project leads including shortage tracking updates

· Assist in the resolution of supplier quality concerns when non-conforming product is identified, supporting

the SQA team in suitable root cause analysis and robust corrective action implementation;

· Responsible for coordination of NDA's with supplier and business legal team;

· Responsible for supporting the resolution any invoices queries arising from PO's;

· Monitor supplier performance data and support the supplier quality assurance and Procurement team to

ensure effective supplier development plans are in place and executed;

· Participate in the internal audit programme when required.

The Successful Applicant

Good problem solving and team working skills;

· Ability to work under own initiative and under pressure;

· Excellent communication skills both written and verbal;

· At least a basic level of negotiation and influencing skills;

· Analytical skills allied with an ability and commitment to meet deadlines;

· The ability to establish strong relationships internally and externally;

· The ability to react quickly to immediate operational requirements for goods and services;

· Have commercial awareness;

· Microsoft Excel and office skills;

· Excellent attention to detail and organisation.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Training/development
  • CIPS support
  • Hybrid working
Tom O'Donnell
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Phone number
+44 115 948 6406

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Tom O'Donnell
Consultant phone
+44 115 948 6406
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