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  • Location:

    Port Talbot

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £26000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethan Griffiths

  • Email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    04 August 2024

Procurement Assistant


Port Talbot

Days - Monday - Friday (Early finish Friday)

Yolk is thrilled to support this recruitment campaign for an exceptional Procurement Specialist role. This is your chance to join a company that values strong procurement experience and excellent communication skills. If you're a professional with a customer-focused approach and a logical disposition, this opportunity is for you!

This is what you'll be doing:

  • Raising raw material purchase orders according to ERP requirements.
  • Sending out RFQs to the supplier base and negotiating price and delivery when necessary.
  • Identifying improvement activities within purchasing/material functions to enhance efficiency, focusing on stock reduction, supplier lead reductions, and stock availability.
  • Providing input to production meetings to ensure material availability supports production requirements.
  • Executing the sourcing process and managing ERP transactions to maximize internal efficiency and minimize costs.

The experience you'll bring to the team:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in a manufacturing procurement role.
  • Proficiency in IT, including Excel and ERP systems.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teamwork and communications within a manufacturing organization involving procurement, suppliers, and assembly operations.
  • Strong decision-making abilities and the capability to work within tight deadlines.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • A proactive, methodical, and systematic approach to tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on building and maintaining collaborative relationships.
  • Education to GCSE standard including Math and English (Grades A-C).

And this is what you'll get in return:

  • Competitive salary that reflects your skills and experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, pension scheme, and performance bonuses.
  • Opportunities for career advancement in a supportive and innovative company.
  • A collaborative work environment where your contributions are valued and encouraged.

Are you up to the challenge?

If you're ready to take your career to the next level and thrive in a role where your expertise as a Procurement Specialist will be highly valued, we want to hear from you. Apply today to join a company committed to excellence and continuous improvement in the procurement field.

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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