Buyer/Procurement Specialist - VR/27965
Join a leading subsea engineering business with the goal of revolutionising the market with innovative solutions for the offshore industry. This role is well-suited to applicants with significant experience of working in a fast-paced procurement environment.
In your role as Procurement Specialist, you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day running of the procurement department.
Duties will include:
- Obtaining supplier quotations and creating/placing purchase orders (POs).
- Building and maintaining positive supplier relationships to ensure effective and efficient delivery.
- Regularly communicating with suppliers and managing the approved vendors list (AVL).
- Supporting technical queries from vendors.
- Managing subcontract negotiations and source selection.
- Leading vendor meetings (on and off-site).
- Ensuring compliance of subcontract paperwork, particularly with QA requirements.
- Reporting on vendor quality, including trend analysis of non-conformances.
- Expediting the delivery of goods from vendors as required.
- Regularly updating procurement status reports.
- Administering all relevant documentation and certification for purchasing.
- Providing weekly spend reports to Senior Management.
- Leading monthly meetings with QA and HSEQ Departments to review vendor performances and AVL.
Our client is seeking a candidate with the following skills, experience and attributes:
- Experience of working in a similar procurement role, ideally in the oil and gas sector.
- A track record of working in a fast-paced environment and interacting with multi-disciplinary teams.
- Ability to work in a team environment and have a conscientious, positive and enthusiastic approach to work, maintaining good working relationships with colleagues, clients, suppliers and visitors.
- Highly motivated, self-starter able to work unsupervised, with a flexible and adaptable approach and an ability to prioritise workload.
- Excellent time management and organisation skills are essential, along with strong written and verbal communication skills.
- A professional approach, with an excellent eye for detail and a persistent demeanour to ensure ongoing issues reach a conclusion.
- Comfortable working under pressure to meet deadlines.
- Knowledge of manufacturing processes and familiarisation of engineering drawings.
- Fully competent in Microsoft Office.
- Familiarity with ERP systems.
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