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  • Location: Rugby, CV21 1PC
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Contact: Kelly Steel
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01332 318711
  • Start Date: 2022-08-02
  • Expiry Date: 31 August 2022
  • Job Ref: J5063
Monday - Thursday 0830 - 1730
Friday 0830 - 1300
£35,000 per year

Daily Duties include:
  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
  • Manage, optimise and continuously improve the purchasing relationship with suppliers for materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact on business operations
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities
  • Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organisation
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
  • Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required
  • Work closely with others in the procurement/purchasing function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications
  • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships
  • Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedure
  • Conduct research for new components and suppliers
  • Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues
  • To conduct regular stock taking activities to the needs of the business.
 Skills needed:
  • Experience of using an integrated Material Resource Planning (MRP) System.
  • Previous experience of working in a purchasing team preferably within a manufacturing environment.
  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown.
  • Experience of working closely with suppliers.
  • Evidence of meeting deliverables by adding value, reduce costs and input to business improvements.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings would be beneficial.
  • An understanding of manufacturing processes and components would be advantageous.
  • Computer literate with advanced Excel skills.

This is an incredible opportunity to work for a forward thinking and innovative company with great staff benifits such as:
  • Annual Holiday entitlement: Pro rata 23 days holiday increasing with length of service, to 24 days after 5 years, 25 days after 10 years and 26 days after 15 years
  • Bank holidays – Pro rata average 8 days per year
  • Holiday days purchase scheme – every March – salary sacrifice purchase scheme up to pro rata 15 hours per year
  • Annual discretionary bonus scheme – December
  • Annual salary review - December
  • Contributory Pension Scheme: 5% employee and 3% employer
  • Employee Assistant Programme – 24 /7 private and confidential - Employee Assistance Programme run by Health Assured
Provides – Telephone or face to face counselling on issues like:
Family issues
Legal advice
Lifestyle additions
Consumer issues
  • Health portal:  health check, fitness advice, personal coaching, emotional support, medical factsheets, BMI assessments, etc.
  • Employee Benefits Programme – on line portal to– discounts on shops, restaurants, hotels, holidays, gym membership, etc.

For more information call Milan on 01788 541601

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