Purchasing Officer, Nelson

Last update 2024-04-22
Expires 2024-05-22
ID #2021376756
250 £
Purchasing Officer, Nelson
New Zealand, Nelson, Nelson,
Modified February 7, 2024


An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our busy Purchasing team. We are looking for an individual with proven experience in a similar role working within a manufacturing/engineering environment with a good working knowledge of procurement/supply chain management and experience of using procurement and MRP databases.
Key Responsibilities include:
Working with supply base to ensure efficient and cost-effective supply of products, materials, and services ensuring all agreed terms including quality, budget, and delivery lead times are achieved
Managing current supply base to develop relationships and carrying out site visits with key suppliers
Reducing expenditure by negotiating with suppliers
Developing and implementing cost saving & process improvement initiatives
Management of all associated purchasing administration to underpin cost control and financial procedures
Timely reporting and expediting of delivery status
Closely liaise with stores department to ensure the provision of all raw materials and production consumables are in place to meet business requirements
Raising of purchase/subcontract orders and ensuring purchase system records are accurate and maintained
Resolve discrepancies on orders, invoices and specifications as they arise, liaising with finance & suppliers as necessary
Responsible for collating the monthly key performance indicators for the purchasing department
Suitable Candidates will demonstrate:
Ideally qualified to CIPS level 4 qualified or equivalent
Experience in a similar purchasing role working within an engineering/manufacturing background
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Experience of MRP planning and scheduling system
Excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate, influence and engage others
Able to demonstrate problem solving ability
Excellent communication, organisation and strong negotiation skills
Able to demonstrate problem solving ability
Strong IT skills including using MS packages including Word, Excel and Project
Full driving licence
To apply please send your CV or complete an Application Form which are available from our Reception or from the Company Website at Click Here >>>
Please return completed application forms to Michell Watson, HR Department, Graham Engineering Ltd, Whitewalls Industrial Estate, Nelson, Lancashire BB9 8 SY with a covering letter telling us why we should consider you. Applications can be e-mailed to
Closing date: as this is an immediate appointment, candidates deemed to be suitable will be interviewed as received.
Don't forget if you are currently employed by GEL and you recommend a friend for this role and they are successfully recruited you will receive £250 once they start and then a further £250 if they successfully complete their 6 months probationary period.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Weekly
Occupation: Purchasing officer

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