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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Warrington, United Kingdom

  • New role in structure
  • Great entry level role into procurement

About Our Client

Multi site global business.

Job Description

· To analyse data to identify areas for efficiency and savings.

· Build relationships with key suppliers.

· Negotiate, implement and maintain supply agreements with key suppliers.

· Champion procurement within the business.

· Raise purchase orders and expedite deliveries.

· Work with the Asset Manager to ensure service adherence is met on the fleet of machines.

· Advise and educate other departments on ways of working.

· Assist depots with any supplier issues as required.

· Assist on the development of processes and key ways of working.

· Ensure the Procurement structure is conducted in an ethical manor.

The Successful Applicant

· Must possess a detailed understanding of maintenance, servicing and spare parts procurement.

· Fully understand supplier management, contract negotiation and legal basics.

· Excellent excel and data analysis.

· At least 3 - 5 years in Procurement.

· Ability issues/problems solve.

· Proven delivery of performance improvement and change management.

· IT literate

Key Competencies:

· Drives success: has a can do attitude to pursuing goals and seizes opportunities

· Adapting approaches to situations embracing change and thinks positively, understands and values people, promotes team working

· Solving problems: examines and interprets information, develops insights and generates ideas. Develops expertise and adopts practical approaches

· Communicating and influencing: establishes rapport, challenges ideas.

· Flexible and resilient. Able to adjust to the demands of the business including working under pressure and to tight deadlines.

· Strategic thinking: able to develop strategies and plans to achieve strategic outcomes.

· Able to build relationships with a wide cross-section of private and public sector professionals.

What's on Offer

A great entry level role with a path to Category Manager


More Info / Apply

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