Compliance with policies and procedures regarding the purchase of goods and services, adhering to finance department procedures and department standards of purchasing;
Raise enquiries and purchase orders for any allocated materials, within pre cost allowances and to support the company forward order book;
Progressing on time delivery of procured items with suppliers in the UK and overseas;
Develop a close working relationship with the engineering team and production departments to ensure progress meets with customer delivery requirements and that purchasing milestones are met;
Assist other members of the purchasing department as necessary;
Production of weekly updates on delivery and forecasts;
Proactively engage and support company initiatives designed to promote a culture of safe working, environmental protection and continual improvement;
Ensure systems (EFACS/Excel) are up to date at all times regarding expected delivery dates and prices from suppliers;
Develop and maintain relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new ones;
Assist in the shortfall of staff during holiday periods;
Carry out any reasonable ad-hoc duties requested by your direct Line Manager or the Management Team;
GCSEs High school or equivalent;
Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors);
Hands-on experience with purchasing software (e.g. EFACS);
An understanding of supply chain procedures;
Analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses;
Experience of reading, understanding and interpreting mechanical drawings; (Desirable).
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Cycle to work scheme
Free onsite parking
Death in service scheme
Company pension 3% employees contribute 5%
BUPA mental wellbeing package.
Onsite Welfare facilities.