Procurement data analyst

Procurement data analyst

In manufacturing, transport and retail, the efficiency of the procurement operation is key to the success and profitability of the business. Delays in delivery, excessive costs, overly complex supply chains and unreliable routes and carriers are just some of the factors that can add up to large outgoings and lost customers.

The procurement data analyst uses powerful analytic tools and their own experience in the field to monitor procurement data and to spot disadvantageous trends, bottlenecks and other evidence of poor performance and offer fixes for them through the use of data. The procurement analyst’s findings and recommendations will be used at board level to decide upon the choice of suppliers or to negotiate new deals that offer better value for money. Where optimum or excellent performance are identified, that data too can be fed back to amplify good practices.

The skills required

An analytical mindset will be a key component of the successful procurement data analyst

candidate, alongside a good working knowledge of the procurement landscape in the relevant sector. It’s likely that you’ll be using an array of analytical software, from big name ERPs to bespoke solutions, but in many cases your most important skill will be a deep working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and its many advanced functions.

Since your data and interpretation will be used to potentially make decisions worth millions, you’ll need to be able to identify and isolate the low hanging fruit as well as the more subtle improvements, and make compelling presentations about benefiting from it, while having the receipts in reserve to justify your decisions.

Latest vacancies

LATEST

Demand & Operations Planner

London

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

Demand & Operations Planner London OR Dublin £30,000 - £35,000 Role ProfileWe have a fantastic opportunity for you to join an international business specialised in healthy and responsible produced foo...

2 weeks ago

Head of Supply Chain

Central Belt

£85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum Benefits

Head of Supply ChainCentral Belt - Scotland£85,000 - £95,000 Benefits DOE Role ProfileOur client is an expanding Retail/Manufacturing based within the Central Belt in Scotland. This business are loo...

2 weeks ago

General Manager - Plant Manager

Birmingham, West Midlands

£75000.00 - £90000 per annum Car Allowance Benefits

General Manager - Plant Manager AutomotiveWest Midlands£75,000 - £90,000 Benefits DOE Role ProfileOur client is a well-established and expanding automotive manufacturer based in West Midlands. They ...

2 weeks ago

Material Planner

Dudley, West Midlands

Up to £35000.00 per annum

Material PlannerDudley£35,000 per annum Role Profile Our client is a well-established manufacturer based in Dudley. They are currently looking to appoint a Material Planner on a 6-month FTC or perman...

4 weeks ago

Demand Planner

Birmingham, West Midlands

£35000.00 - £45000 per annum Excellent benefits

Demand Planner£35,000-£45,000Birmingham Hybrid Working Role ProfileCastUK is currently recruiting for an experienced Demand Planner for a rapidly expanding FMCG business based in Birmingham. The com...

1 month ago

Project Coordinator

Crewe, Cheshire

Negotiable

Project Co-ordinator Crewe £ Competitive Salary Role ProfileOur client is a highly successful manufacturing business with a site based in Crewe. They are currently looking to appoint a Project Co-ord...

1 month ago

Despatch Supervisor - FMCG

Cannock, Staffordshire

£25000.00 - £33000 per annum Benefits

Role Title Despatch Supervisor - FMCG Cannock To £33,000 Benefits Role Profile Excellent opportunity to join expanding FMCG operation based in Cannonck during an exciting period of change and growt...

1 month ago

Supply Chain Manager £40,000 - £50,000 doe.

Stansted, Essex

£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Supply Chain Manager - Stansted - £40,000 - £50,000 DOEWE NEED YOUAn experienced supply chain manager with a knowledge of importing procedures.Who you'll be working for:Our client is a leading busines...

1 month ago

Supply Chain Assistant

Leeds, West Yorkshire

plus beneifts

Supply Chain Assistant role for a company dealing with LAZERS?! £26,000 - £30,000 plus benefitsYes please! I'm working with a really interesting international business who are looking for a Supply Ch...

1 month ago

Industrial Engineer / Continuous Improvement

England

Exceptional Bonus - Flexible Working

Industrial Engineer / Continuous Improvement ManufacturingUK Wide - Remote Working £70,000 - £75,000 Outstanding Benefits package Flexible Working Role ProfileDue to the ongoing success of this ex...

1 month ago
contact

We’re here to help

Whether you are a client or a candidate, getting to know you helps us to understand and anticipate your needs. Why not get in touch and see just what we can do for you today?

Contact Us