Company: OBM Ltd
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Europe


Job Specification

The position involves being responsible for stores/inventory management including procurement throughout Aberdeen, utilising and promoting efficient use of company ERP system. The position must ensure that there is an efficient flow of goods in/out of storage and that it is organised in the most optimal way. The position will also manage the performance of and develop relationship with our consignment stock provider / procurement services company.

Tasks

Procurement/Purchasing
Responsible for managing relationship with consignment stock provider which will include monitoring of delivery performance, regular review of consignment performance (items, quantities) and administration of the agreement (purchase orders, invoicing & supplier portal reporting)
Negotiate pricing and purchase terms for goods/services out with agreement, then place purchase orders with our approved supply base.
Recording and reporting of supplier performance and department metrics, raising NCR's where necessary and contributing to improvement initiatives
Expedite orders to ensure on-time delivery of stock/consumable items
Manage safety stock levels and purchase agreement data in system
Address invoice queries using eye-share platform
Assist with ad-hoc tasks and be flexible internally in the department if needed

Stock/Warehouse

Take on lead role for inventory/warehouse/manufacturing functions within ERP system, including management of master data items - safety stock control and automatic purchasing proposals against supplier agreements
Ensure that the consumption of goods takes place within company ERP system against the appropriate department/project code and support any training requirements for those consuming
Support any ERP improvement initiatives related to inventory/procurement
Monitor and replenish local warehouse stock levels weekly from central stock location, including distribution to other bases where required (In cases of bulk purchase for example)
Have close dialogue with operations teams to have sufficient goods in stock based on future demand at all times
Ensure that items in stock are optimised at all times so that there is an efficient flow of goods in/out of stock. Items with high use must be easily accessible
Responsibility for monitoring and buying goods for consumption such as PPE, consumables
Responsible for receiving goods, placing within the correct inventory location and picking as required - includes forklift movements for bulk items
By request from project manager; identify and organise inventory location for projects, mark location with project ID and responsible person for the project. Assist the project manager by putting items in place if needed.
Organise project-related stock consumption/segregation
Establish cycle counting procedure and co-ordinate annual stock count
Support bases in Peterhead, Heysham & Great Yarmouth to adopt best practice developed in Aberdeen, this may include travel

Qualifications and experience

good understanding of Procurement best practice and techniques
effective negotiation skills
supplier management experience
knowledge and experience of warehouse / inventory management
excellent communication (written and verbal) and organisational skills
ability to act proactively and prioritise with limited supervision
ERP system experience is essential
Logistics experience is preferable but not essential
Forklift licence / willingness to train
Driving license