Procurement Assistant

  • Permanent
  • Bristol,
  • Posted 19th July 2021
  • £25,000 - £26,000 + Excellent Benefits
  • Ref: PROCAPB69852

Artis Procurement are pleased to be working with this established organisation who are looking to recruit an instinctive Procurement Assistant to join a growing and supportive team.

As a Procurement Assistant, you will be providing essential support in a number of areas, including:

  • Building strong relationships with suppliers ensuring contractual obligations are met.
  • Managing late orders around shut down periods to ensure no increase in same.
  • Ensuring outstanding supplier Purchase Orders are managed within agreed supplier lead times and arrive by expected receipt date.
  • Chasing all supplier purchase orders that are past their expected receipt date.
  • Support supplier negotiations with insight and data in order to reduce costs in key product areas.
  • Responding to pricing and product enquiries from the service teams.
  • Updating and maintaining the data sources that drive our core processes.
  • Analysing new and existing contracts in order to propose successful pricing and product strategies.
  • Independently managing a fast-moving and ever-changing priority list.

This is a role plays an important part in the supplier relationship and has significant stakeholder interaction. As such, we are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate aptitude in the following key areas:

  • Good communication skills.
  • A high level of numeracy.
  • Analytical ability.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in a retail or manufacturing environment is preferable.

Previous experience in a procurement, or supply chain role is essential.

Artis Procurement is a premier specialist resourcing consultancy focused solely on the supply of senior Procurement, Purchasing, Supply Chain and Merchandising professionals.

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