Company: Cammach Bryant
Skills: Purchasing
Education: Some College
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom


Our client is looking for a Procurement Specialist for a 12 month contract position, located in Aberdeen.

ROLE

The primary function of this role is to support project teams in the effective procurement of goods and services. The Procurement Specialist is responsible for working with project teams to input accurate information to the procurement system, create Purchase Orders (PO's) and work closely with vendors to ensure the efficient expediting of goods and services. Working closely with the core project team to manage their procurement requirement and be a conduit between the business and our vendors.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Timely sourcing of goods and services to meet Company requirements
  • Selection of the most appropriate contacting method to secure goods and services, utilising existing formal agreements where appropriate
  • Monitoring the timely delivery and expediting of ordered materials, equipment and services to the designated location
  • Work closely with the Accounts Payable team to provide a resolution to invoice queries
  • Timely and accurate management of all relevant reporting documentation
  • Contribute to and monitor efficiencies (cost, lead time, quality, etc) identified as a result of consolidated purchasing and planning of requirements
  • Resolution of disputes with vendors through effective engagement and negotiation
  • Ensuring compliance with legislation, laws and company's guidelines and procedures
  • Support all aspects of the business with regards procurement and expediting goods, equipment and services
  • Support and work cohesively with the Logistics and Materials Controls function to ensure accurate information is provided for the creation of manifests, commercial invoices and all other pertinent paperwork
  • Continuous engagement with the vendors to review and evaluate performance in consultation with the business

REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • Understanding of LOGIC Contracting Principles
  • Ability to negotiate commercial terms
  • Experience in the use of Procurement systems/ERP systems
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Works

Preferred

  • IFS Experience
  • CIPS Qualification
  • SVQ in Supply Chain
  • Formal Supply Chain accreditation