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Procurement Specialist

  • Location: Grangemouth
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Peter Reilly
  • Contact Email: preilly@nrl.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 07595 651 110
  • Duration: 9 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 27 May 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035750
A top Client is seeking to recruit a Procurement Specialist located in Grangemouth.
Contract position

About the role:

  • The Procurement Specialist will ensure that purchase orders are fit for purpose and satisfy all of the business demands and scope for their category / commodity(s).
  • The key accountabilities of the role are:
  • Identify potential new suppliers, to create additional competitiveness and market tension within their Category / commodity(s)
  • Developing and writing Procurement Strategies
  • Developing and issuing Invitations to Tender
  • Analyzing tender returns
  • Determine the style of order / contract that will best deliver the value for the business, placing Orders and agreeing Terms and Conditions
  • Ensure that all Purchase orders and Contracts allocated are placed in accordance with business DOA and work within defined business processes.
  • Compiling and issuing Contracts.
  • Confidence and logic to challenge scope or specification to eliminate cost and achieve value.
  • Making savings through negotiation and / or sourcing from alternative suppliers or product
  • Establish an understanding of the market for the category / commodity(s) allocated to them and leading supplier's in that market.
  • Ensuring on time delivery
  • Leading Supplier Performance meetings
What you will need:
  • The successful candidate will have:
  • HND/HNC or equivalent relevant procurement experience
  • Previous purchasing experience in a large complex manufacturing environment and can demonstrate delivery of cost savings and value
  • Strong Negotiation Skills
  • Good working knowledge and skills of MS office tools
  • Good financial awareness of cost drivers within the supply chain
  • Good working understanding of quality standards & legislation would be an advantage
  • An operational procurement understanding of NEC3 suite of contracts
  • Able to work and communicate effectively at all levels across the businesses
  • Experience within Construction and Facilities Management Category / Commodity(s).

What’s in it for you:
  • Excellent rate neg