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Procurement and Supply Chain Officer

The Sourcing Officer will have experience and background within procurement and supply chain background. This role will be supporting a multinational engineering services company who work in the defence sector.

Key Responsibilities:

- Responsible for the sourcing of parts which have no defined route to purchase or contract, supporting workshop and authority requirements and assisting with low value purchasing activities.

- Ensure timely procurement of spare parts in line with business priorities, raise requests for quotation with the supply base and perform quotation analyses on the responses.

- Perform robust analyses of quotations from suppliers, taking into account price, lead time and quality requirements

- Liaise with the Engineering function to obtain the correct approvals for the use of alternative parts.

- Work with business stakeholders to ensure suppliers meet contractual commitments

Experience/Qualifications:

- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

- Able to work closely with all relevant stakeholders to ensure a smooth transition

- Ability to relate to both client and customer needs at all levels with respect to operational delivery requirements

- CIPS 4 or relevant equivalent would be desired but not essential

Due to the nature of the position candidates must be UK/EU citizens who have lived in the UK for the last 5 years.