Supply Chain/Procurement Lead

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South West
Blandford Forum
£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Supply Chain/Procurement Lead - Dorset - �30,000 - �35,000
An opportunity for a Supply Chain professional to join an exciting telecommunications company during a period of growth. This role is responsible for component procurement, monitoring and managing stock levels and managing 3rd party export specialists.

The successful candidate will come from a Telecoms/Engineering background and will be eligible for clearance to SC level, as a minimum.

Essential Functions:

- Managing the buying process for goods
- Research and evaluate areas where costs can be reduced
- Develop and maintain skills and knowledge of relevant purchasing and sourcing concepts
- Prepare purchase orders in line with negotiations for selected suppliers in Sage 200
- Liaise with suppliers to resolve price, quantity, delivery or invoice issues
- Take control of stock and implement onward best practice
- Implement efficient and effective on going Supplier Management processes and procedures

Essential Experience required:
- Excellent negotiation skills
- Organisation and scheduling skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- Effective communication skills
- Comprehensive Microsoft Office skills - specifically Word, Excel, Outlook and Access
- SAGE or comparable ERP system knowledge and experience
- Understanding of export control process - in order to initially manage 3rd party experts with ongoing training to take this on
- Understanding of stock management procedures
- Telcoms/Engineering industry experience

Employee Benefits:
- 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays)
- Non-Contributory Pension scheme
- Private Health Care Insurance
- Life Assurance
- Cycle to work and Child care voucher schemes
- Free on-site parking (with ample local amenities)

For more information or to apply, please send your CV to

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02392322374
Fax: 023 9237 4445
Contact: Matthew Garner

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