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Procurement Officer - Glasgow

Ref: 218 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Feb 2018
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Procurement Officer to make a significant contribution to this award–winning, international technology manufacturing business.
Reporting to the Global Supply Chain & Logistics Manager, you will be responsible for the development and sustainability of a robust, compliant and uninterrupted supply chain. You will develop supplier rapport, deliver value add solutions into operations, maintain system pricing, reporting savings and maintaining optimum stock levels.
Key duties include:
  • Instigate category management purchasing strategies with Global Supply Chain & Logistics Manager.
  • Support the analysis and implementation of activities to remove single sourcing, non-value added distribution networks, supplier obligations to CSA type critical parts and consignment stocks to support the fluidity and robustness of the supply chain.
  • Build market knowledge (intelligence) of products procured – key suppliers, manufacturing points, supply chains and ensure Business Continuity at all times.
  • Produce timely reports of visits to supplier site and at HQ as part of supplier relationship management.Identify and action key opportunities and risks for the business.
  • Point of contact with suppliers on delivery and quality reliability, instigate and develop corrective and preventative action programmes with quality vendor engineer(s).
  • Ensure projected demands (increases and decreases) are effectively communicated to suppliers for planning forecasts.
  • Review and improve Peak Supplier Benchmark scoring.
  • Represent supply chain and support PEAK Design Engineering teams through project realisation.
  • Manage the phase in / phase out transition plans with suppliers and design engineers.
  • Support the accuracy of SAP Material Master Data.
  • Monitor and take corrective actions on Slow Moving Inventory of parts to minimise the financial implications to the business.
  • To maintain SAP with all contracts and validity periods.
Skills and Qualifications
  • Certification in Procurement & Supply Chain (or equivalent)
  • Organisation & effective time management skills
  • Open, clear and accurate communication skills
  • Knowledge of SAP would be advantageous
  • Demonstrable experience within a procurement environment, with responsibility for strategies, contracts, tendering, supplier relationship management etc.
Peak Scientific is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of instrument gas generators for analytical laboratories. With over a decade of sustained high growth and an international footprint of 440 staff across 20 countries, Peak is one of Scotland’s fastest growing manufacturing businesses; a status recognised recently with the accolade of being one of only two companies in the UK to be awarded two Queens Awards for Enterprise in 2016.
If you have what it takes to be part of Peak, make the move today and click APPLY!



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