Procurement Specialist

Vacancy ID: 1028535
Created Date: 26.06.2019
Job Title: Procurement Specialist
Salary Negotiable
Temp or Perm: Permanent Role
Region: Scotland
Sector: Manufacturing
Consultant: Peter Reilly
Consultant Phone: 01324 625 227

Job Description:
A substantial market leader in their field is seeking to recruit a Procurement Specialist on a Staff basis.
The Procurement specialist is responsible for the contracts administration of 3rd party service providers inclusive of labour.

About the role:

  • To identify suitable sources of supply, for low cost/low risk commodity items and services
  • Negotiate cost to achieve best competitive price in the market for area of spend under your control
  • Expedite key items of equipment and materials and services including Mechanical, Electrical, Scaffolding
  • Manage Purchase to pay procurement credit card process ensuring all levels of control from demand execution to payment process
  • Weekly /Monthly reporting of exceptional items
  • Identifying areas of risk to the specialist for action
  • Raising Purchase Orders and issuing to suppliers within a timely manner (typically within 48 hrs of approval)
  • Maintaining key document control interface information.
  • Maintaining Strategy database

What you will need:
  • Previous experience in purchasing
  • Ability to identify opportunities, which will enhance purchasing processes to add value.
  • Be financially astute and commercially aware to maximise benefit to the company in its dealings with suppliers
  • MCIPS Qualified or working towards it
  • Able to manage own performance and the performance of suppliers and identify and implement performance improvement measures.
  • Understand the business process of its customers and proactively integrate these with the purchasing processes.
  • Ability to communicate fluently with colleagues, customers and other stakeholders.
What’s in it for you:
Attractive Salary negotiable
  • Long term security
  • 37.5 hr working week
  • Full Staff employments benefits
  • Annual Holiday entitlement

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