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Procurement Assistant

Salary: £28,000Start date: ASAPLocation: HopeContract type: Permanent

Job description

Cordius is looking for a Procurement Assistant to join a company in Hope Valley, on the outskirts of Sheffield. The company is a well-known, leading manufacturer of heat technology used in furnaces and ovens for the laboratory and process markets with more than 65% of sales coming from Export markets.

Location: Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Salary: £28,000 + Company Benefits
Key Skills: ERP/MRP, Stock Management, CIPS, Purchasing

The successful candidate will join the Purchasing Department and will provide key procurement support to the Purchasing Manager and ensure continuity and efficiency of production and supply.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements with the use of ERP/MRP system.
  • Facilitate timely placement of purchase orders. Manage and maintain required stock and safety stock levels.
  • Liaise with suppliers regarding orders, delivery dates and costs.
  • Expedite procured items to minimize production disruption.
  • Work closely with Goods In and suppliers to handle any quality and quantity issues with procured items.
  • Update internal business system with product and supplier details where required.
  • Maintain records and documentation within the department to allow full traceability.
  • Develop relationships with internal stakeholders to understand future requirements.
  • Contribute to the development of Procurement performance.
  • Help to develop and implement KPI’s to analyse & improve supplier performance.

Key skills and qualifications:
  • CIPS Level 4, or similar qualification in Purchasing.
  • Previous experience with MRP/ ERP systems
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office – Excel & Word.
  • Experience in managing and negotiating with suppliers.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Have the ability to work on their own initiative with minimum supervision, prioritise work load and the skills to be a good team player.

Due to the location, you will ideally need your own transport, however, company is situated next to Hope train station and on a regular bus route from and to Sheffield.

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