Procurement Specialist


Job Description

We are looking for a Procurement Specialist to support and manage the execution of direct procurement priorities in line with business goals and initiatives and to control the whole supply cycle. In this role you will use your experience and expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short term initiatives and long-term departmental improvements. This is a temporary role for a minimum of 6 months and could be extended.

Pay Rate: 20 + per hour DOE
Working Hours: Monday to Friday 37.5, flexible working hours. After training, remote working is an option.

As a Procurement Specialist, you will be responsible for:
Creation of RFQ’s, place and follow up on PO’s for assigned commodities
Manage effective working relationships with suppliers for PO execution
Manage problems and schedule changes to ensure on time delivery
Update ERP (Oracle Pascal) to ensure accurate planning
Develops new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting
Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost and lead time reduction
Works together with high level individuals within the business
Work with Commodity Buyers on technical and commercial developments to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge
Actively participate in supplier performance reviews
Contribute to project as a team member or leads small projects

Procurement Specialist Key Skillsets
A demonstrable technical mindset and approach with attention to detail.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently, motivate and influence others
Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily
Great problem-solving skills.
Negotiation expertise
Fluent in English (spoken and written)

Procurement Specialist Desired Characteristics:
Supply chain within an Engineering or Manufacturing environment – experience of a manufacturing/engineering environment in the Oil and Gas sector is advantageous but not essential

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Kinetic plc is a Recruitment Consultancy with over 40 years of experience of delivering staffing solutions to the engineering, manufacturing and technical industries.

Kinetic plc treats all applications with a high degree of care, we review all submissions and will attempt to contact applicants who match the job profile. Those that do not meet the specification may not be contacted but their CV retained to be considered against future opportunities.