Procurement Specialist

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2022-07-25 11:06:441970-01-01 Exchange People
Job Type Temporary
Location East Kilbride, Scotland
Area East Kilbride , Scotland East Kilbride Scotland East Kilbride, Scotland
Sector Clerical - Technical
Salary Competitive salary
Start Date Immediate
Advertiser Runcorn Branch
Telephone 0141 222 2550
Job Ref PSEK0722
Job Views 15

Procurement Specialist - Purchasing Team

The purpose of this role is to build up strong and trusting relationships with suppliers to ensure a consistency in delivery and agreed price. The role requires strategic thinking in understanding current and operational usage and actioning accordingly.

Key Responsibilities

· Ensuring each purchase is looked at commercially and procured correctly for cost and quality.

· Chasing suppliers to ensure that the materials are received, monitoring and organising the replacement materials for any rejected items

· General administration duties

· Rejects and organises the supply of replacement materials and return of rejected materials

· All employees may on occasions be reasonably requested to undertake assignments that may fall outside of their normal working hours.

  • Ensure price files are kept up to date
  • Run daily stock reports
  • Deal with office consumables orders
  • Document Control
  • Order office consumables
  • Create part numbers on Sage
  • Assist with other tasks within the purchasing department when required


· Qualification in Business or Administration is desirable

· Previous experience in buying environment

· PC literate with experience of using MS Office (Office, SAGE, MRP, CRM)

· Excellent communication skills and a clear telephone manner are essential

· Team player and willing to assist colleagues when required

· Possess good organizational skills and have the ability to prioritise effectively

· Excellent negotiating skills

· Being self motivated, proactive and dynamic

· Be an analytical thinker

· Be able to risk manage effectively

· Be flexible to meet demands of the role

Hours and benefits

Full time, 37.75 hours

25 days plus stats


Health cash plan

Life insurance x 3 times salary

Plus up to 10% bonus based on company performance.

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