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Supply Chain Procurement Assistant

  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £23105 - £28135 per annum
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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About the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation, our Global FMCG Client, are currently seeking a Supply Chain Procurement Assistant, based at their Deodorant Manufacturing Facility in Seacroft, Leeds (LS14).

This is a full time temporary role for a period of 6 months with strong possibility of extension, working a 37.5 hour week, Monday to Friday. This role is paying between £23,105 and £28,135 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience.

The successful applicant will support the Procurement Assistant in charge of cans management in the Deodorant Category. The Deodorant category has implemented a change in the way to deliver the cans with the 5 suppliers of the cans and it will require a lot of extra work to manage the transition. This role will support the network of the project.

Key responsibilities operational and project support

Update the project network (timings) and action support where necessary
Build on the existing transition plan for the format/line
Monitor can output /tracking
Undertake weekly supplier calls for service and capacity checks, with a view to once being fully operational the successful candidate will be able to lead the supplier meetings
Take minutes from supplier meetings
Analyse large volumes of data in Excel using pivot tables, vlook ups and formulas
Present data from Excel reports in to meaningful insights in PowerPoint and graph format for key stakeholders

Required Background and Experience:

Experience in a similar supply chain/procurement role or a recent Masters Supply Chain graduate.
Have good analytical skills, combined with a proactive attitude and necessary communication skills to enable stakeholder decisionmaking
Be fully operational in Excel. Must be able to extract, analyse and present data in a clear and understandable approach and format
Be able to communicate effectively and efficiently with different stakeholders
Be an autonomous, fast & creative problem solver, with the ability to judge when decisions need to be escalated to the line manager
Strong user of Excel and PowerPoint
SAP beneficial but not essential training will be provided



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