Procurement Specialist

Tyne and Wear
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Role: Procurement Specialist

Location: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Duration: 12 months

The Procurement Specialist will support Procurement Lead executing Procurement Priorities in line with business goals and initiatives controlling the whole supply cycle (request for quote, fulfilment and support with internal co-ordination to ensure on time supply of equipment to the line and on time payment of suppliers). In this role you will use your experience and/or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short term initiatives and long term departmental improvements.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Support Lead buyers with suppliers; 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 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

Required Qualifications:

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)

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