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Procurement Assistant, Freightliner Group

Location: Birmingham
Closing Date: TBC

Two vacancies have arisen for Procurement Assistants to be based in the new Freightliner and Pentalver (G&W) Birmingham Share Service Centre. The successful candidates will support the Procurement Assistant Team Leader in developing a framework of overarching procurement management for the procurement of goods and services to support and develop the business within G&W (UK, Europe & Middle East); in line with the requirements of the Procurement Senior Leadership Team (PSLT).

Responsibilities include:

  • Comply with company ethical standards;
  • Ensure compliance to SoX and any other local requirements in support of the policies and objectives of G&W, and ensure compliance with the Procurement policy and authorities at all times
  • Provide administrative support to the team through the application of category strategy and sourcing for assigned categories
  • Support with supplier queries that arise from the application of supplier relationship management (SRM) as directed via assigned categories
  • Collaborate in the E-procurement delivery, ensuring service level agreement (SLA) achieved for conversion of purchase requisitions to purchase orders and deputise for new vendor Set up management
  • Get involved in any ad hoc projects as may be required from time to time
  • Assist as required and within your area of competence

Personal Specification:

  • Energetic and enthusiastic self-starter
  • Good interpersonal skills including excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good attitude to customer relations
  • Good team player
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and E-procurement or ERP systems
  • Desire to develop career in procurement

As part of the selection process candidates will be required to attend a new entrant medical and a drugs and alcohol test.

Are you a reliable, committed individual? Do you possess the knowledge and experience needed?

In return we can offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, a fantastic final-salary pension scheme and a rewarding career in an award-winning team.

Freightliner is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Please note that the company operates a strict drugs and alcohol policy.

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