Procurement Engineer

Gallagher Group

Gallagher Group

Hamilton, New Zealand
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024

About Gallagher

Our purpose at Gallagher is ‘Protect what matters most’ and we live it every day. Not only does our technology protect some of the world’s highest security environments and agriculture businesses but our purpose also means we care deeply about our people and their families. With operations in New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Africa, USA, Canada, the UK and Europe and exports to over 130 countries, we provide our employees unrivalled globally focused career pathways.

Our culture is entrepreneurial in spirit, complex, challenging and ever changing. We have a strong focus on keeping up to date with technology and industry trends through mentoring, regular knowledge sharing seminars, conferences, and by working alongside customers who encourage us to push the boundaries every day.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Engineer to deliver great work in our electronics category. This is a complex category, responsible for supply of multiple unique, custom products with varying functions and technology along with standard off the shelf products. A Procurement Engineer is responsible for ensuring consistent delivery of components to support production via component approvals, sourcing activities and advice based on technical expertise. You will be required to interact and influence stakeholders within our organisation as well as with our local and global supply chain. You will need to be adept at relationship building, communication and problem solving to deliver best outcomes for the business.

For this role we will be considering candidates with good industry experience, however we will also be considering electrical engineering graduates who display strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn.

The core functions of the role are:

  • To ensure supply of electronic components to meet production demand.
  • Perform sourcing activities to ensure a competitive process.
  • Analyse and test alternative components to realise cost reductions.
  • Provide support to R&D and Procurement to ensure smooth implementation of business objectives.
  • Assist the Procurement Engineering Manager with additional projects outside the scope of the electronics category.

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.
  • Experience working in a large team environment.
  • Experience managing small projects.
  • Good analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • SAP experience, preferably.
  • Understanding of electrical compliance and regulatory requirements
  • Great communication skills - written and oral.
  • Effective builder of relationships.

What we offer

  • A caring family culture and strong values, 94 per cent of our people say they’re proud to work for Gallagher,
  • A competitive salary and bonus opportunities,
  • Flexibility to balance life and work commitments,
  • When you’re in the office, we offer a modern environment, free parking, subsidised on-site café and great eateries nearby
  • Access to our community giving programme, enabling you to do some volunteer work, ask Gallagher to donate to an organisation you’re involved in, or take part in a corporate challenge
  • Discounts at some of New Zealand’s favourite stores
  • Plenty of fun along the way – team building events, a companywide end-of-year Christmas function, inspiring guest speakers, and team lunches.

If this sounds like your next move, then we’d love to hear from you. Apply online now!