Reports to:       Head of Procurement

 Job purpose: Leading an integrated supply chain / procurement team and co-ordinate all supply chain engagement, ranging across with our key customers and suppliers to maximise customer service and operating performance.

 

Key Duties

  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply issues which may pose a risk or impact on business operations
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
  • Research and evaluate areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possible
  • Deliver briefs, updates and reports as and when required
  • Develop creative and innovative procurement processes
  • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement
  • Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and undertake performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities
  • Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships

 

Essential Criteria

  • Experience of working in a Procurement team, at a supervisor level, preferably within heavy industries, marine, manufacturing or construction environment.
  • Relevant Business, Manufacturing or Engineering Degree or proof of relevant experience.
  • CIPS Qualifications or working towards
  • Knowledge of different types of contracts, any law / contract background
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Previous experience of using an ERP system.
  • Knowledge of the local Supply Chain.
  • Experience of dealing with the Supplier Non-Conformance process

 

The Package

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

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

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

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