Procurement / Purchasing Specialist ( electronics )

REL Recruitment
£40,000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
14 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Outstanding Opportunity to join my clients purchasing team, great location, going through a period significant investment and growth, the role will require the folling expertise, skills and be responsible for the following Position Responsibilities Reviews purchase requests for completeness and compliance with company requirements. Coordinate purchasing activities with engineering and planning departments to acquire inventory in cost effective and timely manner. Processes purchase requisitions, purchase change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers. Responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity; creates and maintains supplier database information, error report analysis, and part number/supplier code information in an ERP system. Activities related to the purchasing of materials, equipment and services for internal company Individual will provide analytical and application support for Procurement function for all the clients sites across all of Europe. Follows Procurement guidelines to monitor, measure, improve, analyze, and implement Procurement processes and client requirements in completing assignments. Individual must excel under limited supervision. SAP Operations (Tactical, Ongoing Maintenance and Clean-Up Efforts and Streamlining Efforts) Assist others in buying, developing specifications, or selecting sources Handle a variety of inquiries and develops solutions for moderately complex issues Monitors costs/expenses and negotiates with suppliers on cost, quality and delivery terms Adapts differing techniques and methods to deal with variations in work conditions and operations to solve complex problems Provides training on key system improvement initiatives and measures that are critical to the business Required Skills and Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree Preferred in a relevant discipline (Supply Chain Management, Finance, Business Administration ) The ability to effectively handle a variety of non-routine and difficult inquiries. Experience of determining and implementing solutions regarding distribution of business, negotiation or commodity strategy, supplier management, source of supply, etc. Ability to influence the integration of sourcing guidelines, relative to assigned commodity group, into the client’s business requirements. Background of actively managing external suppliers to deliver improved benefits to the clients areas such as technology, quality, responsiveness, delivery, and cost. Prior procurement experience in SAP ECC 6.0 or above Advanced level excel skills This job was originally posted as