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Our client is a manufacturer based in Sheffield.

Description

  • Directly support sourcing manager administrative duties
  • Accurately and in a timely manner update sourcing data for management reporting
  • Responsible for purchase order creation of engineering NPI samples and capital expenditure
  • Provide sourcing support as needed specifically for NPI programmes
  • Expedite NPI / engineering purchase orders ensuring timely delivery
  • Direct support for the preparation, coordination and conclusion of RFQ's
  • Compile and coordinate project trackers and meeting minutes
  • Develop and maintain strong working vendor relationships
  • Review vendor agreements through regular review and maintain open lines of communications
  • Directly contribute towards the site savings budget as managed by the sourcing manager
  • Support sourcing manager with any needed vendor KPI data for business reviews
  • Conduct market research to support sourcing manager as needed
  • Provide support as needed for the broader EMEA sourcing strategy
  • Any other relevant sourcing tasks

Profile

  • A-levels or equivalent required (HNC or higher preferred)
  • If not already studying then a desire to study CIPS
  • Sourcing experience in an equivalent role
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • An attitude for vendor negotiations with relevant entry level skills
  • Communication and organisation skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Stakeholder & relationship management
  • Analytical mindset
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office particularly Excel and PowerPoint

Job Offer

  • Salary £24-27K DOE
  • Mon - Fri role
  • Potential for CIPS funded study
Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
JN -082020-1055723
Job Type
Town/City
Sheffield
Salary
£24000 to £27000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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