MUC-OFF LTD - POOLE
Job Type: Full-Time

 

 

About Muc-Off

Muc-Off was founded in 1994 and are now the leading supplier of specialist cycling cleaning and maintenance products in the UK. Following 5 years of explosive growth the company is expanding fast into the European, Asian and North American markets focusing on its core categories of cycling, motorcycle and Athlete performance products.

This is a great time to be part of this rapidly growing, truly innovative British business as we embark on new territories and sectors, whilst growing our brand presence across core bicycle and motorbike markets. In what is a truly results-driven culture; the rewards and career development opportunities are second to none.

 

About the role

Our Procurement and NPD Teams lead the sourcing and managing hundreds of product implementations per year! As the Buyer & Procurement Analyst, you will have a vital role in preparing commercial data analysis, allowing the Business to make the right decisions. Your role will provide support in helping to reduce costs and ultimately improve our bottom line. Working alongside Procurement Manager to always provide the highest standards of supplier management.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Nurturing and management of relationships with all suppliers, to negotiate the best prices for the Company, based on production requirements through the MRP system
  • Monitoring business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
  • Supporting NPD and NPI during the process of new product launches
  • Managing of the new suppliers onboarding process, including 3rd party supplier and product inspections and audits
  • Identifying and research of potential new suppliers
  • Research new products and services to provide better quality and cost of the product sourced
  • Assessment and review of the Company purchases
  • Assist the Procurement Manager with reviewing supplier’s pricing and services to ensure the business receives best value for money
  • Closely reviewing requests regarding their financial costs and challenging the business on the requirement and justification
  • Cleansing, analysing and manipulating spend and supplier data in SAP, Excel, Power BI

 

What we’re looking for

Must-haves

  • CIPS Level 3 – or working towards
  • At least 2 years in a similar role, ideally within an FMCG environment
  • Experience in sourcing from Far East supplier base – including effective vendor management
  • Experience of SAP (or other MRP systems) and all Microsoft Office applications
  • Self-motivated and result driven, able to work independently within and beyond the scope of responsibility
  • Able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers globally
  • A team player who thrives in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical and business acumen skills with ability to present key findings in a clear way


Desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • SAP Business One experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of SLA and Product Supply Agreement set up and management
  • Supplier pricing negotiation techniques
  • Supplier base optimisation
  • Ability to create and develop value-add situations within managed supplier base



What we can offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • 33 days holiday, inclusive of UK bank holidays
  • Excellent staff discount on Muc-Off products
  • Headspace – full access to the meditation app
  • Pension contributions
  • Training and personal development
  • An awesome opportunity to work with a local and widely recognised Brand
  • A cool, casual and fully branded-up working environment where staff indulge their passions for cycling and fitness
  • Brilliant social events

 

How to apply

To apply for the role, please email a copy of your CV to recruitment@muc-off.com.