Procurement Specialist

£35000 - £45000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
IT, Recruitment
Contract Type
Procurement Specialist - Edinburgh, £45,000 This role sits within the Purchasing team of my client working with global experts in their field. You will have scope to deal with offices worldwide. The global reach of this opportunity means that you will see the impact of your work across all areas of the business. This is a real opportunity to develop your skills with a global leader within the technology industry. 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 sites in all of Europe. SAP Operations (Tactical, Ongoing Maintenance and Clean-Up Efforts and Streamlining Efforts) Assist others in buying, developing specifications, or selecting sources 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 Required Skills and Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline (Supply Chain Management, Finance, Business Administration) 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 in areas such as technology, quality, responsiveness, delivery, and cost. Prior procurement experience in SAP ECC 6.0 or above Please send in your CV and contact Michael Aspinall on or 02070386425 This job was originally posted as