Procurement Specialist

Posted 26 May by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Procurement Specialist £30k-£40k pa Hull

Your new role
An exciting and new opportunity for a Procurement Specialist based in Hull. The main purpose of the role is to ensure the effective co-ordination of Procurement activities in conjunction with all external / 3rd party sourced raw materials and to constantly review and manage the introduction and development of new products within to the business.

Key Duties Include;

  • Measure and maintain Procurement activities against pre-determined KPI's
  • Identify risks to NPD projects and manage critical path activities
  • Source and approve potential new suppliers prior to implementing into the business
  • Prepare detailed project summaries and present to key senior stakeholders as required
  • Negotiate with suppliers to achieve best value product proposition whilst driving out any supply risks in the business
  • To be the primary contact with suppliers and manage all communications relating to new and existing products
  • Manage the distribution of relevant specification documents into the Supply chain
  • Manage the ordering and delivery of samples for the Design and NPD process
  • Drive and control the handover process to Material Planning and Production highlighting new suppliers and products and 'at risk' items

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experienced in a fast paced Procurement environment
  • Degree standard / CIPS qualified is desirable
  • Experience within a Manufacturing / Engineering environment
  • Experience of driving and implementing continuous improvement processes
  • Ability to work under pressure to achieve pre-determined project deadlines and budgets
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrable influencing and negotiating skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Commitment to working as part of a team and as an individual within Procurement and cross functional
  • Good level of IT skills and experience of MRP systems and processes
  • Effective planning and organisational skills

What you'll get in return
Competitive Salary of £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Full company benefits package
Free, on site parking

What you need to do now
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Required skills

  • Negotiation
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • CIPS
  • Buyer
  • NPD
  • Supplier Management

Reference: 38068894

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