Procurement Specialist - Armagh - 35k

Job Description

VANRATH are thrilled to be assisting an industry leading vehicle supplier in Armagh with the recruitment of a Procurement Specialist to join their expanding team.

This is a position that requires combining excellent organisational skills, people skills and multitasking skills.

This is a Monday - Friday position - 40 hours per week (Hours may be negotiated at the interview stage).


£27,000 - £35,000 per year + fantastic benefits in a modern workplace


  • Place purchase orders for production and general consumables using MRP system.
  • Management of purchase orders from order placement to delivery to Stores.
  • Maintain accurate purchase order data, including delivery dates, prices, and elevating delays to relevant stakeholders.
  • Utilise stock management system to provide forecasted demand and order scheduling.
  • Management and reporting of supplier delivery performance, including stock levels.
  • Negotiate and agree material prices with suppliers.
  • Develop effective strategic procurement solutions to support company growth.
  • Ensure strong business processes are in place to manage new supplier relationships.
  • Provide efficient and accurate administration support to the procurement function.
  • Relay strategic objectives and production targets to suppliers through monthly updates and bi-annual site meetings.
  • Work efficiently with Engineering and R&D for new product development.

The Ideal Person:

  • 2-3 years relevant experience of procurement within the manufacturing / engineering industry.
  • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) qualification or equivalent or actively working towards qualification.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, Office 365.
  • Full driving licence.

Desirable Criteria:

  • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) qualification or equivalent or actively working towards qualification.

For further information on this opportunity, or any other jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Conor Birch in the strictest confidence.

Some positive candidate feedback we've received-

''Would highly recommend Vanrath. After uploading my cv I was contacted the next day and they were able to find a permanent suitable role for me very quickly. They were very helpful and supportive through the entire interview process and were able to negotiate a very good job offer which I was delighted with.''

''Vanrath were massively helpful in helping me secure my new role. They provided tips and example questions for the interviews and were able to get quick feedback.''

''I found VANRATH to be friendly, professional, and genuinely interested in understanding exactly what the candidate is looking for. The entire process was smooth and efficient, I was kept informed throughout.''