Procurement Manager

Reference:

VAC-2336

Sector:

HR & Recruitment, Sales

Salary:

Competitive

Town/City:

Antrim

Contract Type:

Full time

Closing Date:

30/09/2018

MPA Recruitment on behalf of our client a well-established manufacturing company based in Antrim require a Procurement Specialist.

Job Overview:

The Procurement Specialist will work alongside the Procurement Manager in a fast-paced manufacturing environment to improve business profitability and ensure consistent, quality supply. The successful candidate will be responsible for realising an existing pipeline of material cost-saving projects and developing new opportunities. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business, working on high value projects that will impact the bottom line from an early stage.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Deliver cost savings with current suppliers and negotiate price decreases.
  • Mitigate proposed cost increases from suppliers.
  • Leverage the organization buying power to optimize costs, access new suppliers, reduce lead times, and guarantee supply.
  • Manage several concurrent sourcing and contracting projects.
  • Take a professional and disciplined approach to working with suppliers. Implement and support compliance to standards and minimize risk and cost exposure.
  • Support due diligence in mitigating all external supplier risk from supplier selection to contract execution.
  • Complete any special projects as required.

Essential Criteria:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in procurement or 4 years in Supply Chain.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience managing supply contracts.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment.
  • A proven ability to identify and deliver cost savings.
  • Proficient in Microsoft ExcelStrong numerical skills
  • Strong commercial acumenExcellent problem solving skills

 To apply or for information please send cv to [email protected] or call MPA Belfast on 02895211111