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  • Location

    Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £23.53 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joshua Atkinson

  • Contact email:

    Joshua.Atkinson@txmrecruit.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01332974922

  • Job ref:

    BH-35690-1

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-27

  • Startdate:

    2024-06-09

TXM Recruit are looking for an experienced Procurement Assistant to join an expanding team based in Newcastle

This role is a 6-8 months contract with possible extension and has an attractive rate (ph) of £23.53 LTD

The role is a day shift 36 hours per week, working 4 out of the 5 weekdays (Monday-Friday)


Key Responsibilities:

  • Procure goods and services efficiently and cost-effectively, in line with corporate principles and policies.
  • Offer professional advice on procurement and inventory matters, including supplier selection and lead times.
  • Monitor inventory levels and reorder points to ensure timely replenishment.
  • Expedite orders when necessary to maintain product/service availability.
  • Evaluate supplier performance and provide feedback to relevant stakeholders.
  • Compile and evaluate tenders and enquiries to secure the most cost-effective contracts.
  • Communicate effectively with internal staff and external partners.
  • Assist in identifying new methods of inventory management and procurement.
  • Highlight potential obsolescence issues and propose alternative solutions.
  • Liaise with the Finance Department to ensure accurate invoicing.
  • Collaborate with Client Departments on stock holding and replenishment processes.
Recruitment and Succession Requirements: Essential:
  • Minimum two years' experience in purchasing or commercial departments.
  • Strong team player with excellent prioritization skills.
  • Flexible, proactive, and able to solve problems independently.
  • Proficient in computer skills.
  • Professional demeanor with good organizational and communication abilities.
  • Demonstrated influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Numerically articulate.
Desirable:
  • CIPS qualification or willingness to work towards it.
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS).

Successful candidates will be required to pass a Medical D&A prior to commencing any work.

If you have the neccessary skills for this position, please do **APPLY NOW**