Reports to:       Head of Procurement

 Job purpose: Support the Buyer in the purchase of goods, materials and services to ensure that the company operational needs are met, considering price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.

Key Duties

  • Support the procurement team in the development of product category strategies by undertaking market analysis and research.
  • Take accountability for a small product category to support future development
  • Assist the team in data collection on supplier performance
  • Collate Request For Quotation (RFQ) responses and complete costing sheets
  • Manage supplier invoice queries and resolve in agreed timescales
  • Produce and maintain information on supplier non-conformance
  • Support the procurement team in undertaking due diligence of suppliers and ensure that new suppliers are recorded and registered on business systems
  • Maintain a supplier database to strengthen the procurement process
  • Maintain technical reference files for all bought components and related suppliers

About you

  • Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) or similar qualification or studying towards CIPS qualification would be advantageous
  • Previous experience of working in a purchasing team preferably within a marine, heavy industries, engineering or manufacturing environment would be advantageous
  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown
  • Experience of working closely with suppliers
  • Able to add value, reduce costs and input to business improvement

The Package

  • Competitive base pay
  • 31 days holiday
  • Company pension
  • Fantastic L&D opportunities

To apply or get further details please apply through people.skills@harland-wolff.com

Job Category: Assistan Buyer Procurement purchasing
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Belfast

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