Procurement Support


£23.80 - 23.80 per hour


Sector: Manufacturing
Function: Purchasing & Supply Chain
Contact: Ellie Ebbage
Phone: 01384 446118
Job Ref: 67411

Job details

Associate Procurement Professional

Location: Desford (hybrid)

Length: 12 months

Rate: £23.80/hr Umbrella – inside IR35

Role Definition

As a Procurement Professional, you will be responsible for processing requisitions and sourcing suppliers for the facility, selecting those with the best quality at a competitive price. You will provide support for purchasing, supply chain, sourcing, cost, price analysis and contract/purchase order generation.

This role has a large impact on the facility so we are seeking somebody with the ability to communicate effectively with all teams, with great attention to detail, willingness to learn and a positive and motivated attitude.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing improvement plans to support buyers & professionals related to Response Time, Lean Targets Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, and Management (QCLDM) to enable optimal and efficient operations.
  • Performing analysis and maintenance of assigned processes that produce output excellence, builds expertise for the assign process area, and contributing to continuous improvement efforts.
  • Supporting customers and customer proposal efforts with pricing information and supplier selection.
  • Performing analytical and administrative tasks in support of purchasing strategic initiatives.

Skills required:

  • Data analytics: ability to understand and manage data; knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis
  • Procurement: Knowledge of buying and procurement; ability to work with organizational strategies and practices, and use tools for buying goods, supplies, equipment and services needed to conduct business.
  • Excellent communicator: ability to clearly and confidently communicate with all parties; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviours.
  • Data-driven decision making: Knowledge of the data-driven decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to gather and analyze data to make organizational decisions that align with strategic business objectives and goals.
  • Project Management: Knowledge of effective project management strategies and tactics; ability to plan, organize, monitor, and control projects, ensuring efficient utilization of technical and administrative resources to achieve project objectives.
  • Knowledge of a Specific Procurement System: Knowledge of the features, functions and operations of a specific procurement system; ability to develop and use tools, techniques, and practices for a specific procurement application.
  • Purchasing Tasks and Activities & Logistics Management
  • Attention to detail and ability to take accountability
  • Degree or equivalent experience (desirable)

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

In order for your CV to be processed effectively, please ensure your name, email address, phone number and location (post code OR town OR county, as a minimum) are included


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