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Job Description

Purpose of the Job

To expedite deliveries and resolve supplier issues in order to secure material availability to satisfy all Operational/Sales/Contractual requirements.

Performance Measurement

  • Material availability vs. Operational/Sales/Contractual requirements.
  • Percentage of Supplier On Time in Full Deliveries / Performance against Availability Measures.
  • Open overdue order book.


  • Ensuring that materials are expedited to the schedule required for the contract.
  • Ensuring that the status of all orders and deliveries is accurately maintained.
  • Liasing with other departments as necessary to ensure continuity of order progress
  • Raising new purchase orders as required.
  • Expediting rejected material
  • Visiting Suppliers as required
  • To understand, measure and reduce missing parts on a daily basis and work with all parties to understand the root cause of missing parts.
  • Development and updating of Supplier performance measures in key areas of Supplier performance
  • To hold regular Supplier review meetings to discuss performance, delivery schedules and day to day business issues.
  • Communicate and improve any errors found to static data files.
  • Ensure clean and tidy working environment
  • Control and management of free issue material.

Educational Requirements

  • Educated to GCSE standard with good grades in English and Maths.

Desired Technical Knowledge / Experience

  • 3 Years experience in a Procurement/Supply Chain role or discipline.
  • Rail industry experience.
  • Experience of communicating with suppliers.
  • Experience of coordinating the activities of other functions to achieve results.

Technical Skill & Competences

  • Good working knowledge of SAP.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate to all levels of a business.
  • Self-directed and results .
  • Good IT MS Office applications especially excel.
  • Able to prioritise multiple requirements.

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