Purchasing and Supply Chain Professional

Coventry £ 30,000 - £ 40,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012961

A brand-new battery manufacturing facility for the automotive industry called UKBIC (UK Battery Industrialisation Centre) is currently looking for a Purchasing and Supply Chain Professional to join their team. The Purchasing and Supply Chain Professional will provide professional support for all requirements for goods, services, equipment and materials. The Purchasing and Supply Chain Professional will be active in the supply chain and supplier management process supporting both current and potential future suppliers to consistently reach the highest possible level of performance, quality and value.

Commutable From: Coventry, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, Birmingham.

Salary: £ 30,000 - £ 40,000 p.a. + up to 16% Pension + 25 days holiday

The Role:
The Purchasing and Supply Chain Professional will:
Follow the relevant UKBIC policies, processes and procedures in line with best Procurement practise to support compliance and create business value.
Provide all operational procurement support for business as usual activities including (as necessary) customer ‘Campaigns` and any arising ‘Project` based requirements.
Be actively involved in supporting the ongoing creation and implementation of relevant Procurement tools to support business stakeholders.
Support the Head of Procurement to establish a ‘world class` Procurement function.
To collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure that goods/services are optimally sourced to the expected quality standards.
To support an ongoing supplier sourcing strategy able to deliver both current and future UKBIC requirements.
Communicate UKBIC quality standards with suppliers and review/manage both supplier and supply chain performance.
Conducting commercial analysis, evaluation and negotiation of contracts.
Establish, maintain and improve supply chain quality and performance standards through active review and management of the supply chain.

The Candidate:

As the Purchasing and Supply Chain Professional, you will have:
Competent with Microsoft Office and proprietary accounting software
Knowledge of contracts and negotiation
Experience in budget planning and execution
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strategic thinker and decision maker
Self-motivated with ability to meet deadlines
Ability to provide quality materials in tight timescales
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

For more information on the Purchasing and Supply Chain Professional position please submit your CV to Rachel Barton by applying online
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