Macildowie is currently working in partnership with an established contracting business in Leicestershire to recruit a Procurement Officer into their technical team. Having seen significant growth, this SME are seeking a hands-on Procurement Officer to support the growing customer base. Working closely with Sales and the Managing Director, this role will offer autonomy and responsibility in a close-knit team that are willing to help each other out.
Working business to business, the focus of this organisation is to offer quality service and add value through what they do and the successful Procurement Officer will provide the support to allow this to continue.
Typical duties and responsibilities are:
- Communicating with suppliers and sub-contractors to secure the best price and lead times
- Creating and over-seeing contracts and agreements with customers
- Visiting construction sites to oversee and assist with the on-going work (your own vehicle and a full UK driving licence will be required)
- Working closely with the Bid Manager and data inputting with regards to quotes
- Producing information for operation and maintenance manuals
- Loading estimates from specifications and collating information from technical drawings
The successful candidate:
Due to the nature of the role, technical knowledge is required; this could be through an Engineering / Construction degree or background. You'll have excellent communication skills and a friendly and approachable nature as you'll need to build internal and external relationships. You'll be IT proficient (Excel skills are required) and if you are IOSH or NEBOSH trained it will be an advantage.
Whilst experience in a similar role would be ideal, we will consider a driven individual with a technical background, looking for a move into an office environment where they can utilise their current skillset.
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