2 months ago

Procurement Analyst

Nuneaton 25K - 35K Permanent

Job Reference: 1029216

Posted on behalf of

Britishvolt

Britishvolt is Britain’s foremost investor in battery technologies. We are currently seeking a Procurement Analyst to actively support the Head of Procurement and the wider Procurement team in a wide range of technical and analytical activities towards the purchase of goods, materials and services to ensure that the company technical, operational and commercial needs are met. Britishvolt are dedicated to supporting the future of electrified transportation and sustainable energy storage, producing world-leading lithium-ion battery technologies.

Procurement Analyst Duties:

  • Support the Procurement team in the development of product category strategies by undertaking market analysis and research.
  • Take accountability for a small product category to support future development
  • Assist the team in data collection on supplier performance
  • Collate Request For Quotation (RFQ) responses and complete costing sheets
  • Support buyers in the critical path management of pre-production samples for new tenders managed by the procurement team
  • Support team in collating supplier samples and brochures for new product/solution innovation to sales
  • Manage supplier Invoice Queries and resolve in agreed time-scales
  • Produce and maintain information on supplier non-conformance
  • Support buyers in collation of reports for suppliers
  • Support the procurement team in undertaking due diligence of suppliers and ensure that new suppliers are recorded and registered on business systems
  • Work with clients across the business to analyse demand and assist in the specification of goods and services to be supplied
  • Develop and maintain a supplier database to strengthen the procurement process
  • Liaise with suppliers on quality problems in conjunction with company quality standards
  • Maintain technical reference files for all bought components and related suppliers
  • Identify and monitor procurement across the business to assist the development of a long term approach to procurement in order to deliver savings, efficiency, value for money, quality standards and targets, diversity objectives, environmental standards and improved capability.
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications
  • Report on procurement key performance indicators (KPIs)

The Successful Procurement Analyst Will Have:

  • Relevant business/commercial or manufacturing/engineering degree preferred, GCSEs Level A-C, NVQ Level 2,  IVQ Technician certificate, BTEC First Certificate
  • Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) or similar qualification or studying towards CIPS qualification would be advantageous
  • Previous experience of working in a purchasing team preferably within an automotive or manufacturing environment would be advantageous
  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown
  • Experience of working closely with suppliers
  • Able to add value, reduce costs and input to business improvements
  • An understanding of automotive processes and components would be advantageous
  • Superb Excel skills is a necessity
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