Purchasing Administrator (Tyne & Wear)

Starting Salary:
Salary will start be circa £25,000 depending on experience with percentage increase following successful completion of probation period. Working hours for this position are detailed below, however overtime may be required, this is paid at a competitive rate.
Monday – Thursday: 7:45am – 4:30pm
Friday: 7:45am – 2:10pm

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up, maintain and improve commercial supplier relationships and supplier performance, lowering cost of supply for all raw materials procured
  • Control of material budget, monitor spend and highlight variances
  • Perform data analysis and issue reports on supplier performance to ensure suppliers meet and maintain expected performance levels
  • Deliver cost down and cost avoidance initiatives in support of company cost recovery targets
  • Generate and manage Requests for Quotation and tender analysis
  • Process and design change control
  • Control of trial material orders for new project activity or cost reduction initiatives
  • Management of scrap contract

The Person:
Ideally, you should possess the ability to work safely, efficiently and accurately to prioritise workload, be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative. A good attitude, flexible to challenges and possible changes is essential. You should be a member of CIPS or working towards the qualification. You will have experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment with experience of automotive materials. Strong negotiation skills and attention to detail, PC literate with experience using Microsoft office and demonstrable excel skills. Attention to detail with the ability to analyse data and present information to various levels within the business.

Job Reference: 2040_1525272176

Salary: Up to £25000.00 per annum

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