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Procurement Analyst

Procurement Analyst

  • Location

    Southport, Merseyside

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Betts

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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Procurement Analyst/Buyer: (Hybrid working, Southport based)

£35,000 - £40,000

Role: Procurement Analyst/Buyer

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Location: Southport (Occasional travel to Crewe, once every two weeks)

I am currently working with an exciting client of mine within the Engineering/Manufacturing and logistics industry looking to add firepower to their Procurement team through a Procurement Analyst who will be taking part in some Buying activities too.

The Business are leaders within their sector/industry and have a well-recognised/respected brand in the market for delivering a first-class service on time.

The individual will have previous Analyst experience and potentially Procurement/Purchasing experience previously, but the Procurement side is not essential. The role will see you maintain master data for suppliers, managing invoice queries, develop clarity on forecasted sales/pipeline, bid processes and new projects and help cross functionally across all teams with duplicate data or solving route cause problems.


  • To undertake activities with MPL & Commercial to develop clarity on forecast sales pipeline & SIOP process; to develop agreed future scope of work and materials requirements.
  • Work on companies P2P System to log and track relevant data and information to positively impact next steps/processes within the Procurement team.
  • Commercial support to the Procurement Manager; conducting supplier & product research, managing projects & data whilst providing analytical expertise across all indirect spend categories.
  • To proactively manage/maintain accurate master data for Suppliers/parts covering all Sourcing Rules, Supplier Audit & approval database and key Contract/SLA T&C's.
  • To liaise with the appropriate manufacturing engineering teams for the analysis and clean-up/consolidation of duplicate part numbers & part specifications at Crewe & Southport. To consolidate/align Crewe and Southport part numbers.
  • Bid process & New Projects/NPI program management - SPOC for formal Bid investigations & input and New Projects/NPI requirements. To facilitate distribution into Procurement and to ensure a full & timely response to the appropriate stakeholder.
  • This is a critical role that will contribute to the success of this start-up function providing a detailed layer of spend & data analysis & sourcing plans in turn managing savings performance data and maintaining an accurate contracts database.
  • Analyse Suppliers portfolio's risk and spend to make changes appropriate moving forward.
  • To manage the update of Procurement KPI's and to undertake initial analysis of the output data / reports; to evaluate performance levels & trends and to initiate root cause analysis for areas of declining performance/missed targets for presentation & distribution to the Procurement team, procurement & operational comm cells.
  • You will also be asked to undertake supplier selection & quote/Pricing activities for part & service requirements identified for MRP requisition parts without sourcing rules or a long term contract in place or via manual generated requisitions. To set up the full Sourcing Rules for each requirement to facilitate MPL materials management PO activities.

About you:

  • Previous experience within a similar Analyst/Procurement role.
  • Advanced knowledge ERP software tools.
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with communication skills to be able to present to Senior Stakeholders and Board members.
  • Excellent Excel skills (V-Look Up's, Pivot Tables, Macro's) with the ability to present data and complete projects and assignments to tight deadlines.
  • Works well as part of a team both individually and cross functionally.

If you think you are right for this role, apply and I will be in touch as soon as possible.