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Procurement Officer

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £36.53 - £41.53 per hour

Procurement Officer

Purpose of role:

  • To manage specific supplier order books from demand through to delivery, ensuring the management of Suppliers achieve the required delivery, cost and quality performance targets to support the M777 Production & LCS requirements, in line with Procurement Governance and the Company Business Targets.
  • To undertake all tasks as necessary to support the achievement of the functions objectives, in accordance with process and procedures
  • To ensure compliance with the Operational Framework requirements by ensuring adhere to all processes and procedures.

Key Technical Skills

  • Good understanding of supplier management techniques
  • Good understanding of commercial aspects of contracts
  • Proficient in the use of appropriate IT packages including Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Ability to respond to internal/external customer enquiries, providing information and guidance as appropriate.
  • High level of accuracy when inputting and cleansing data
  • Ability to analyse, maintain and produce data/reports
  • Ability to prioritise work load and set /meet customer expectations
  • Can take ownership of problems and will attempt to resolve issues before escalating.

Top 6 Major Tasks and Activities:

  1. Undertake transactional supply chain activity in support of the M777 programmes including; raising Request for Quotations, negotiating price and lead times, creating and managing purchase orders, expediting delivery and managing payments and contract change. Ensure compliance with Governance, Process and procedures.
  2. Support the continually review the performance of suppliers against quality, cost and delivery metrics as required to ensure requirements are met and to identify and secure improvements.
  3. Communicate with suppliers and internal / external stakeholders – resolving a wide variety of routine problems and quality issues, escalating complex / high impact issues when necessary.
  4. Operate and administer IT Applications i.e SAP ERP system with quality, accurate information relating to the supply chain activity, in accordance with policy and process.
  5. Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal customers to optimise engagement and communication at all times.
  6. Identify potential cost saving opportunities and log them.

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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