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Procurement Officer - Glasgow

Ref: 322 Date Posted: Friday 01 Feb 2019
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Job: Procurement Officer

Location: Location: Glasgow, Inchinnan, Renfrewshire

Job type: Full Time

THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific Instruments is the global market leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of instrument gas generators for analytical laboratories in the life science and biomedical sectors.  With over a decade of sustained high growth and an international footprint of over 480 employees across 20 countries, Peak is one of Scotland’s fastest-growing manufacturing businesses: a status recognised by being one of only two companies in the UK to be awarded two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in 2016, one of which was for our service offering.

THE ROLE: As Procurement Officer 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:

  • Instigating category management purchasing strategies with Global Supply Chain & Logistics Manager.
  • Supporting the analysis 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.
  • Building market knowledge (intelligence) of products procured – key suppliers, manufacturing points, supply chains and ensure Business Continuity at all times.
  • Producing timely reports of visits to supplier site and at HQ as part of supplier relationship management.  Identifying and actioning key opportunities and risks for the business.
  • Point of contact with suppliers on delivery and quality reliability, instigating and developing corrective and preventative action programmes with quality vendor engineers.
  • Ensuring projected demands (increases and decreases) are effectively communicated to suppliers for planning forecasts.

THE CANDIDATE: Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • CIPS or studying towards would be highly advantageous
  • Organisation & effective time management skills
  • Open, clear and accurate communication skills
  • Knowledge of SAP B1 would be advantageous
  • Procurement experience from a manufacturing environment (strategies, contracts, tendering, supplier relationship management etc.)

Individuals who fit our culture and values will have a high degree of professionalism and desire to succeed.  It’s a really dynamic, energised environment with both challenges and opportunities for personal and professional growth.   We offer a competitive package and opportunities to develop within an expanding international company.  If you have what it takes to be part of Peak, click APPLY!


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