Senior Procurement Officer - Electrical

Williams Advanced Engineering Limited are currently recruiting for a Senior Procurement Officer – Electrical reporting to a Procurement Team Leader. This is an integral role responsible for management of the electrical supply base to ensure the effective strategic supply of products and services are delivered to specification, schedule and in the most cost-effective manner to support a multi programme demand.

Responsibilities include the delivery of conforming materials and parts, for new and existing products in conjunction with supplier quality assurance team, reporting against electronics and harness commodity strategy gaining consensus with internal and external stakeholders and the preparation and issue of tenders.

The successful individual will provide cost and budget leadership, ensuring clear and accurate data into the programme BOM and will create associated reports for Senior Management. They will also carry out all commercial negotiations, including design and development, tooling and piece price and will manage supplier selection and nomination in conjunction with our supplier quality assurance team as well as internal stakeholders.

Additional duties include:
• Enabling and supporting the VE/VA and DFM process with Suppliers and Engineering to achieve Quality, Cost and Delivery targets;
• Working with the ERP system to raise purchase orders and ensure on time delivery;
• Supporting the Quality Assurance team with the resolution of supplier quality concerns when non-conforming product is identified;
• Responsibility for the coordination of NDA’s with the supplier and legal team;
• Chairing regular business and programme reviews with key suppliers ensuring strategic alignment is achieved.

To be successful in the role, you will have excellent negotiation and influencing skills along with the ability to work under pressure in a strategic manner whilst establishing strong relationships internally and externally. You will have strong analytical skills aligned with an ability and commitment to meet deadlines.

Extensive experience of electronic components and/or electrical harness procurement is essential and is the ability to review and understand electrical technical proposals and specifications. The ideal candidate will also have experience in delivering complex multi-vendor strategy and will have an awareness of SQA requirements & standards.

This is an exciting opportunity to further your career in a growing and varied position within Williams Advanced Engineering Limited.

Closing date: 28th May 2021

Williams Advanced Engineering Limited is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion, we are therefore happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments where required.

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