Purchase Analyst

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Purchase Order Management - Provide expertise in the launching & management of purchase orders for a facility in the terms of parts related to pilot & production engine builds and supplier tooling, ensuring terms are correct. Responsible for processing inter-company purchase orders for parts and finished engines and all aspects of process development and invoice discrepancy root cause analysis and resolution within a timely manner. Responsible for new parts / design change releasing process from a facility purchasing aspect, in terms of distributing change implementations received to the relevant site buyers and tracking status, providing updates to the business, and reporting on KPI's aligned to this stream of activity. Responsible for ensuring full agreement coverage is in place across the supply-base for items such as: self-bill agreements, payment term agreements and Country of Origin declarations are received aligned to required timing. Providing analytical support to the facility purchasing team as and when required and supporting ad hoc activities / specific projects as determined by business needs. Data Analytics / LEAN Process Transformation - This is an exciting time to be joining the facility purchasing team with some big ambitions to improve the way business is conducted, providing greater visibility and reporting capability for key metrics both internally and externally. This role will be responsible for embedding the use of Microsoft Power BI and Tableau dashboards to support and drive focus areas for performance improvement. Skills and Experience: Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Relevant experience of working within a supply chain / purchasing environment An undergraduate degree from a college or university, or equivalent experience. Confidence in creating reports, databases and presentations within MS Excel, MS Access and MS PowerPoint High levels of numeracy and strong data analytical skills, including the ability to analyse and make recommendations based on facts Expert communicator; proficient in building collaborative and trusted partnerships to work across an internal matrix organization and external Supplier network. Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management preferred, e.g.; CIPS Demonstrated experience of working in a supply chain / purchasing function within a manufacturing environment Knowledge of Quality, Lean manufacturing, an understanding of lean principles Data manipulation - Alteryx data processing Data visualisation & analysis - Tableau, PowerBi Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/94396876

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