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Taking care of all purchasing tasks with the aim of ensuring correct goods and services are supplied with the best value and on-time. This also includes supplier management with the aim of continuous development of the supply base so that it continues to meet the needs of the organization. The continuous improvement and optimization of the purchasing process and conditions, in terms of costs, value and risks.

THE POSITION

Taking care of all purchasing tasks with the aim of ensuring correct goods and services are supplied with the best value and on-time. This also includes supplier management with the aim of continuous development of the supply base so that it continues to meet the needs of the organization. The continuous improvement and optimization of the purchasing process and conditions, in terms of costs, value and risks.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Procure parts from the supply chain aligned to project schedules & budgets.
  • ·         Ensure schedules are understood and workload is managed so that deliveries are met.

    ·         Play a pro-active role in the departments continuous improvement programme.

    ·         Effective communication of status to internal customers, external customers and suppliers.

  • Ensure all work is carried out in line with the company SOP’s, working instructions and relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Provide a high level of commercial awareness to ensure parts & services are delivered in the most cost effective manner.
  • Being flexible within the role to aid & support all staff during busy periods.
  • Following & providing detail for all reporting mechanisms.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide a high level of skill in interpreting internal and external customer requirements to ensure Purchasing services are aligned. This will ensure delivery of “Right First Time”.
  • Place purchase orders aligned to estimates on the Mpac Lambert supply chain.
  • Gain a full understanding of the desired schedule requirements ensuring all components & services are delivered in line with the project schedules providing 100% on time in full.
  • Identify opportunities for negotiation to achieve best value to ensure projects meet or exceed budget
  • Identify and assess new suppliers to ensure we are working with a supply chain that deliver operational and value excellence
  • Maintain the approved supplier database through audits & using KPI’s on performance to benchmark suppliers to ensure that they are performing
  • Ensure that all contract requirements are met
  • Co-developing and drawing up an annual purchasing plan
  • Ensure quality of output is maintained by verifying that it meets Mpac Lambert’s SOPs and working instructions.
  • Work with all Mpac Lambert colleagues to ensure compliance with ISO14001, ISO9001 and OHSAS18001 and support a culture of Lean and Continuous Improvement by complying with appropriate Standard Operating Procedures. This will ensure that Mpac Lambert retains its accreditation and maintains its position as a provider of high quality service and that its employees are working efficiently and safely.
  • Work with all Mpac Lambert colleagues to ensure that our internal customer ethos is delivered and maintained through everything we do including right first time, on time and in full.
  • Contribute to the departments continuous improvement programme to ensure the business provides the highest possible value of service to all customers.
  • Co-developing and drawing up an annual purchasing plan
  • Communicate activity status to internal customers, external customers and suppliers to ensure they can effectively plan resources.
  • Always demonstrate respect, integrity, trust and excellence in interactions with all colleagues, customers and suppliers in line with Mpac Lambert’s internal customer programme.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, adjusting approach or communication channel to suit audience.
  • Excellent numeracy and written language skills.
  • Experience in working within an ISO 9001 accredited organisation.
  • A basic level of understanding of general engineering would be advantageous.
  • Can promptly react to shifting priorities, demands and time lines through analytical and problem solving capabilities.
  • Organised Individual having the ability to multi-task
  • Sound Interpersonal Skills.

THE PERSON

  • Experience of working with a supply chain previously would be advantageous.
  • Ability to provide administrative services on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience of working in an administrative capacity in an engineering environment.
  • Proven negotiation skills with a focus on value
  • Understanding of Terms & Conditions
  • Proficient in the use of MS office suite
  • Experience of working with MRP/ERP systems, Visual 9 an advantage
  • 3 GSCEs or equivalent at grade C or above including Maths and English
  • 3 years’ experience of working in a procurement role

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