• Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £29.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Critch

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Start date:


  • Client:


Role Description

The post holder will be responsible for managing the procurement of indirect goods and services. They will be accountable for providing a bespoke Customer service to a range of different stakeholders.

Specific Duties:

Duties will include but will not be limited to;

  • Carrying out activities in line with the clients Indirect Procurement Services policies, processes and charters
  • Ensure that Procurement strategies and commercial arrangements are robust
  • Maximising the use of our e-procurement platform
  • Review/manage the operational performance of the function through weekly KPI's and a range of different reporting mediums
  • Develop relationships with Key Stakeholders to ensure that our service offering is maintained/improved
  • Work with Key Stakeholders to identify optimum solutions to ongoing issues

Key Objectives

  • General Procurement
  • Lead the vendor sourcing & selection process for services identified
  • Manage forward sourcing activities and contract renewals for suppliers identified
  • Supply Chain Metrics - Manage data integrity and performance monitoring using SAP
  • workflow
  • Manage individual savings ideas, keeping ideas register topical
  • Improve 2018 perception ratings through delivery of 2017 improvement plan
  • Uphold the integrity of IPS BMS and Supply Chaim QMS at local level
  • Contribute to maintaining SMM Level 5 accreditation
  • Ensure learning assignments are completed to schedule

Key Attributes;


  • Degree or A levels, 2 to 5 years industrial experience


  • Self-starter as well as active team player
  • articulate and numerate with an ability to communicate effectively
  • effective stakeholder & time management skills
  • experience with MS Office packages & SAP

Candidate Requirements

  • Take personal responsibility for implementing the standards outlined in the clients Code of Conduct and comply with all company policies and processes
  • Understand the contents outlined in the clients Operational Framework and uphold their integrity at local level
  • Fully comply with the Shared Services Health and Safety Policy and applicable Health and Safety procedures
  • Understand the Shared Services, Service Excellence ethos and practice the core values in the workplace
  • Understand the Indirect Procurement Service (IPS) value proposition and contribute to the delivery of the vision and values
  • Develop an in depth understanding of the IPS Business Management System (BMS) and carry out all activities in line with these processes