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14/07 Aruna
HR at MIL Vehicles & Technologies

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MIL Vehicles & Technologies - Lead - Procurement (5-9 yrs)

Overseas/International/Inchinnan/Scotland Job Code: 28486

Reporting to the Head of Procurement, key responsibilities include :

- Management of all procurement activities in the delivery of sub-contract and supplier work packages, including RFQs, detailed purchase orders incorporating scope of supply and deliverables.

- Coach and direct those responsible for Order Processing, Purchasing and Projects Expediting

- Deputize for Purchasing Manager as required

- Day-to-day operations support to management and the team

- Supplier management; negotiation, provision of feedback for improved service, risk management, risk mitigation and Service Level Agreements.

- Champion the review, development and implementation of supply strategies and purchasing methodologies to improve productivity and efficiency.

- Manage resource internally for projects

- Ongoing review of and preparations of performance metrics

- Assist with PSL management

- Work closely with and report to surrounding departments in support of business needs

- New supplier evaluations - identify key strengths & weaknesses versus business requirements

- Working knowledge and competence of interpreting technical drawings and translating technical requirements.

- Knowledge of ERP system.

- Responsible for supporting the Project Managers and Engineers with all aspects of the purchasing process.

- Liaising with suppliers on outstanding orders, material related issues and late deliveries.

- Manage a develop a small Purchasing Team


- Manage the supplier relationships and face to face negotiations to ensure maximum supplier and sub-contractor performance at all times

- Measuring, monitoring and reporting of supplier performance

- Manage and report supplier risk in the supply chain

- Manage and ensure procurement best practice is followed at all times

- Weekly/monthly reporting of metric

- Any other tasks as reasonably directed

Required experience :

- Minimum of 5 years- experience in a senior supply chain or procurement role

- Experience in dealing with complex fast-pace cross-functional projects in an engineering / manufacturing / defence or related field

- Excellent negotiation and stakeholder management skills along with the ability to manage suppliers, driving delivery efficiency and innovation

- Strong commercial, sourcing & contract negotiation skills

- In-depth knowledge of strategic procurement techniques and processes

- Experience in using ERP systems is essential

- Proficient user of Microsoft Excel and full Microsoft Office suite

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