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Job Vacancy - Procurement Officer

About Us:

McElmeel Mobility Services are a Market Leader in adaptation, conversion and supply of vehicles for disabled drivers and passengers. Based three miles outside the City of Armagh, we supply converted and adapted vehicles across Ireland and the UK.  Established in 1950 and the oldest converter in our industry, McElmeel Mobility is a third generation Family run business, built upon our core values of innovation and excellent customer service.

The Role:
Due to continued business growth, McElmeel Mobility Services is looking for a Procurement Officer to join our team.  The Procurement Officer will be responsible for evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality. 


  • Place purchase orders for production and general consumables using MRP system,
  • Management of purchase orders from order placement to delivery to Stores,
  • Maintain accurate purchase order data, including delivery dates, prices, and elevating delays to relevant stakeholders,
  • Utilise stock management system to provide forecasted demand and order scheduling,
  • Management and reporting of supplier delivery performance, including stock levels,
  • Sourcing and establishing new suppliers to enhance current supply base,
  • Negotiate and agree material prices with suppliers,
  • Develop effective strategic procurement solutions to support company growth,
  • Ensure strong business processes are in place to manage new supplier relationships,
  • Provide efficient and accurate administration support to the procurement function,
  • Develop supplier SLA's, taking responsibility for products that have not met the required standard,
  • Relay strategic objectives and production targets to suppliers through monthly updates and bi-annual site meetings,
  • Work efficiently with Engineering and R&D for new product development,
  • Visit suppliers as and when required,
  • Maintain all documentation for the purpose of auditing,
  • Carry out other duties and responsibilities commensurate with the post and the needs of the organisation to develop and maintain service delivery.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 2-3 years relevant experience of procurement within the manufacturing industry,
  • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) qualification or equivalent or actively working towards qualification,
  • Good negotiation skills,
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, Office 365,
  • Full driving licence.

Essential Qualities:

  • A great work ethic with a positive can-do attitude,
  • Excellent attention to detail,
  • Strong problem solving skills,
  • Self motivated,
  • Ability to prioritise tasks whilst managing own time effectively,
  • Initiative to work alone as well as successfully within a multi-discipline team,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Please contact McElmeel Mobility Services Ltd for an application form on 02837525333 ext. 215 or email your CV to  

losing Date is Friday 12th May 2023

McElmeel Mobility Services Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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