Procurement Officer

  • Job Reference: 133896
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: Skegness
  • Salary: £33,000 to £36,000
  • Sector: Procurement
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Procurement Officer

Location: Skegness, Lincolnshire with the option to apply for Micronclean’s flexible working policy
Job Title: Procurement Officer
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (with half an hour unpaid break)
Salary Range: £33,000pa - £36,000pa (dependent on qualifications and experience) + bonus

Introduction

Micronclean, based in Lincolnshire, are one of the UK’s largest providers of workwear solutions and cleanroom consumables, employing over 450 people. Our passion is to be the first to develop new technological solutions that change the shape of the markets we serve creating quality and efficiency for our customers.

The company’s key markets are the supply and processing of specialist workwear to cleanroom (pharmaceutical, medical, aerospace) and manufacturing (steel making, engineering, automotive) organisations. The company also manufactures and distributes an extensive range of cleanroom consumable products worldwide. The company has an ambitious and clear growth vision and is currently building its first factory outside of the UK in India.

Job Role and Key Responsibilities

We’re looking for an experienced Procurement Officer to join the business at an exciting stage in its growth plans. Demand for our products is currently unprecedented and therefore there is substantial scope for personal development and wider experience gain.

The role’s key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and be responsible for the contracting of the strategic category of non-textile raw material and component supply in support of the Manufacturing business unit.
  • Lead product category and project reviews via market analysis, tenders, contract negotiations and successful implementation of supplier relationships. This includes UK and International suppliers.
  • Administer and monitor Purchase Orders and contractual arrangements, including but not limited to:
  • The raising and issuing of purchase orders to suppliers.
  • Assessment and review of supplier performance against KPIs and identification of opportunities within existing commercial/contractual terms.
  • The negotiation and re-contracting of extant supplier agreements.
  • Provide procurement advice and support to other teams via cross functional collaboration.
  • Effectively identify, monitor, and address supply chain risk in order to maintain appropriate stock levels and maximise business unit margin.
  • Lead by example and provide support to the Purchasing Administrator when needed.
  • Contribute to the performance of the company in accordance with our Business Objectives.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications required:

Essential

  • Experience of Procurement activity within a manufacturing environment including planning, demand forecasting and inventory management.
  • Experience in importing goods, working with freight forwarders, related import documentation and administering associated costs.
  • Knowledge and experience of strategically working with suppliers and the principles of supplier performance management.
  • Knowledge and experience of cross functional/project working and internal stakeholder management.
  • Detail orientated - highly accurate, excellent attention to detail, ability to analyse and interpret data to influence stakeholders.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook; including the ability to manipulate data, use pivot tables, graphs and lookups.
  • Full, valid UK/EU driving license.
  • Willingness to travel within the UK and overseas.

Desirable

  • A registered Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS) or working towards Member status.
  • 2:1 Degree (or degree equivalent) in Procurement related subject
  • Experience of working in Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Lifesciences or Cleanroom sector.
  • Experience and understanding of MRP systems.
  • Experience of purchasing and managing shelf life, regulated, batch/lot-controlled products.

Procurement Officer role - Employment Details

  • Between £33,000 per annum - £36,000 per annum (dependant on qualifications and experience)
  • Full-time, permanent employment, working Monday to Friday
  • Part of our Purchasing Department
  • 30 days’ annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing to 33 days for loyalty service.
  • Company Sick Pay scheme
  • A generous yearly bonus paid every January, to all staff.

Why Work for Micronclean as a Procurement Officer?

There are many reasons to join the Micronclean family, but here are just a few more:

  • Company pension contributions of 5% of salary.
  • Various schemes to support employees with their mental health and wellbeing.
  • Annual Family Fun Days, fully paid for by the business.
  • A growing, family owned, highly successful business, with a history spanning back to the 1920s.
  • Highly committed to investing in people and training, with a proven history of opportunities and promotions from within for employees who wish to progress.
  • A great culture, represented in our company values known as the SKIEs.
  • The knowledge that you are making a difference, playing a role in key supply chains such as the Covid-19 vaccine.

Character Profile

Micronclean’s unique culture is captured within the Micronclean SKIEs. These four principles Stewardship, Knowledge, Innovation and Excellence provide a compass for our strategic direction, help inform the multitude of day to day business decisions and keep our customers firmly at the centre of everything we do. A candidate’s character affinity to our culture will be paramount to their suitability for this role. A copy of our vision and values (the Micronclean SKIEs) will be provided as part of the recruitment process.

You may also have experience in the following: Purchasing Officer, Procurement Executive, Facilities Management, Buying, Purchasing, Procurement Assistant, Buying Coordinator, Purchasing Executive, Buyer, Supply Chain, Procurement Officer, Purchasing Assistant etc.

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