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Procurement Specialist Team Lead

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

Posted 5 months ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Peter Reilly
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07595 651 110
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 10 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 1037244
A top Client is seeking to recruit a Procurement Specialist – TEAM LEAD located in Grangemouth.

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 position is a TEAM LEAD position and candidates must have a proven background in management of team members in complex fast paced procurement department
  • The key accountability's 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 and issuing Invitations to Tender
  • Analyzing tender returns and compiling and issuing Contracts.
  • Determine the style of order / contract that will best deliver the value for the business, placing Orders and agreeing Terms and Conditions
  • Ensure all PO`s and Contracts are placed with business DOA and work within defined processes
  • Confidence 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.
  • Leading Supplier Performance meetings
What you will need:
  • The successful candidate will have:
  • HND/HNC or equivalent relevant procurement experience
  • CIPS would be advantageous
  • Previous purchasing experience in a large complex manufacturing or similar
  • Strong Negotiation and Team Lead Skills
  • Good working knowledge and skills of MS office tools
  • Good working understanding of quality standards & legislation would be an advantage
  • An operational procurement understanding of NEC3 suite of contracts
  • Experience within Construction and Facilities Management Category / Commodity(s).
What’s in it for you:
  • Excellent Salary and Package neg
  • Long term prospect