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Procurement Analyst at IWT Deeside

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Ifor Williams Trailers is Britain’s leading trailer manufacturer, operating at five advanced manufacturing sites across North Wales, in a variety of disciplines.

We are looking for high calibre individuals, to join our enthusiastic manufacturing and components team, in a variety of equally important roles. As we continue to grow, we are investing in plant and machinery which creates permanent and secure roles for people to develop their careers by learning new skills.

We expect our employees to be committed, enthusiastic and professional individuals that want to make a difference.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in joining our team and have the attributes we are looking for, then we would like to hear from you. Please apply in complete confidence by contacting the recruitment team on 01490 412 626 or via email to request a Company Application Form.

Our business hours are 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.

Position: Procurement Analyst  at IWT Deeside

Location: IWT Deeside, Zone 2, Deeside Industrial Estate. CH5 2NR.




  • Working hours: 8am - 5pm (Monday to Friday)
  • Office based
  • 33 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free car parking

More Details:

At Ifor Williams Trailers we are looking for a Procurement Analyst to join our business. Our Procurement Analyst researches and interprets critical business data and turns it into information which can offer ways to improve our supply chain by directly impacting business decisions. Our Procurement Analyst will gather information from various sources and interpret patterns and trends in relation to global European and national pricing indices, existing supplier volumes, prices, KPI’S and tactical spot prices from new and emerging suppliers. Once data has been gathered and interpreted, the Procurement Analyst will report back to the wider business/relevant colleagues including purchasing and company directors. This role requires strong skills in data analysis, presentation of findings and high requirement for accuracy plus the ability to understand and interpret base information and own recommendations and conclusions.

Key responsibilities as a Procurement Analyst:
  • Collecting and interpreting data 
  • Analysing results
  • Reporting the results back to the relevant members of the business
  • Identifying patterns and trends in data sets 
  • Working alongside teams within the business to establish business needs
  • Defining new data collection and analysis processes
Key requirements, qualifications and qualities as a Procurement Analyst:
There are also a number of qualities to expect from a candidate to flourish in a Procurement Analyst role:
Minimum of 2 years in an equivalent role having developed business skills and behaviours to allow high levels of accuracy, timeliness and the ability to manage complex projects to tight timelines.
Experience of working in supply chain and or manufacturing (desirable) in order to have gained an appreciation for the expectations of high paced engineering lead business requirements. 
  • Degree in the following subjects; Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Accounting and Business with strong data management (Big data & Analysis)
  • Experience of working in supply chain and or manufacturing (desirable) in order to have gained an appreciation for the expectations of high paced engineering lead business requirements
  • Experience in data models and reporting packages - Advanced excel essential
  • Other packages desirable – MRP/ ERP, other statistical software packages (probably via university studies) supply chain planning software
  • Ability to analyse large datasets
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports – preferably around RFQ’s and related supply chain tendering/supplier processes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including presenting to seasoned procurement professionals and company directors
  • An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving
  • Attention to detail and experience of working on tenders, supplier reviews, market analysis and presenting findings in a logical and systematic manner

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact the recruitment team at Ifor Williams Recruitment Team on 01490 412 626.

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