We are looking for our team in Sofia for a PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST.
The Procurement/MRP planning specialist is responsible for the overall planning of materials. Schedules and forecasts the right volumes of materials, goods, and products inbound to the business from Suppliers. Ensures that the supply of materials meets the production schedule and minimum stock levels, while securing operational and production continuity. Able to deliver efficient, effective, and flexible solutions to meet production requirements on time and in full. Maintains strong relationships both internally and externally, working in close collaboration with Suppliers, Production planning, Purchasing, Operations, Warehousing, and Finance. Results delivery and high performance are the keys to building a successful and outstanding Function`s image.
Duties and responsibilities:
*Plans and controls all needs for direct (raw materials) and indirect components needed for the production using ERP (MRP) system.
* Responsible for the overall Purchase Order management in the company`s ERP system. Anticipate and solve potential issues, confirms Purchase Orders in the system, and closely follow up on them.
*Keeps close contact with the company`s Suppliers and Subcontractors assuring on-time order confirmations. Investigates all possibilities of reducing RM (raw material) delivery lead time, solving pending issues, and responding to the company`s suppliers in a timely manner.
*Builds up relevant Raw material safety stock levels to secure a smooth production process without interruptions.
*Minimizes obsolescence/slow-moving RM stock. Gives proposal for reduction of such by analyzing accumulated RM data in the system.
*Keeps a high level of an internal communication flow (within the company) about RM deliveries, pending issues, and others.
*Sends monthly forecasts to the company`s suppliers and subcontractors.
*Constantly searches for ways of improving the Procurement process that results in delivering a high level of interactions with the company`s suppliers and subcontractors.
*Supports company goals and Procurement KPIs set ensuring a high level of service (flawless communication internally and externally, RM delivery).
*Performs other duties when necessary or upon request by Supply Chain Manager.
Skills and competencies:
*Excellent communication skills, with the ability to maintain good relationships internally and externally.
*Strong Supply Chain understanding.
*Strong analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills.
*Excellent attention to detail.
*Project management skills to be considered an advantage.
*Assertive, optimistic, resilient, and welcomes change.
*Engages interest and participation of others.
*Proactively contributes to the team.
*Is self-aware and has a collaborative approach to working with others.
*Shows moral courage, openness, and honesty in all dealings.
*Self-motivated and able to work under pressure.
*Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and influencing skills.
*Financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the costs, production, and customer order fulfillment.
*Results orientated and organized with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines.
*Project management skills.
*A dynamic, successful, and continuously growing international company.
*A friendly and open working environment.
*Flexible working hours.
*Excellent remuneration package.
*Development opportunities and a great team to be part of.