Purchasing Officer

  • Location
    Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £ 22000 - £ 24000 / Year
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    402

Purchasing Officer


Permanent position for purchasing officer available


Location: Elton, Cheshire, or Derrylin, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh



Encirc are recruiting to a Purchasing Officer to join our fast paced purchasing team who purchase goods, materials and services required to support the production of glass containers at the glass factory, both in Elton and Derrylin.



If you are passionate about purchasing; working with suppliers to negotiate the best price, quality and delivery… this could be the role for you.



The successful candidate will play a vital role in ensuring that the most cost-effective and appropriate materials are purchased according to established policy and procedure to improve site performance.



Encirc operates across multiple sites including Elton, England and Derrylin, Northern Ireland. Some travel between the two sites may be required.



What we're looking for our Purchasing Officer



  • Commercial acumen

  • Experience within purchasing and supply chain, buyer experience is desirable

  • SAP experience desirable but not essential

  • Negotiation skills

  • Detail orientated

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • Self-starter and the ability to work on own initiative

  • Business Knowledge

  • Strong computer skills - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)



Key Accountabilities



  • Purchase and expedite delivery of raw materials, equipment, supplies, spare parts, and services to maintain continuous and efficient plant operations.

  • You will be working day to day with our existing supply base and finding and onboarding new suppliers as required. Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with that supply base to ensure that information flow is good and required standards are maintained is key part of the role.

  • Ensure all Customs Clearance for importation of spares are completed in a timely manner and all paperwork in relation to Customs Clearance is available/traceable for auditable purposes.

  • Deal with day-to-day internal and external purchasing queries quickly and efficiently

  • Obtain quotes from suppliers and ensure the optimum balance is achieved on price and delivery times

  • Process invoice queries.

  • Compile, store and retrieve purchasing records on SAP system

  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with external stakeholders and suppliers

  • Ensure Health & Safety and Environmental standards and targets are met and maintained within defined company procedures and legislative requirements.



What's in it for you


Work with a market leader, offering a competitive salary and benefits.



Make your impact, join us in influencing the industry, advancing standards and sustainability; your decisions can change the way we work and how we improve.



Teamwork is key, we can support you in an environment that encourages teams to enjoy their work together



Innovation in our industry is paramount to our success, we provide incredible technologies to enable you to impact industry leading changes.



Full training, with a huge focus on making a quality product we offer training to all new employee's, this can lead to future opportunities and chances to grow while you learn.



"We can never overestimate the value of our employees. They are the lifeblood of everything we do and stand for, working tirelessly to ensure that all processes are followed to produce the best container glass in the world. Sharing commitment, effort and talent, our diverse culture is what makes the difference."



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