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Are you looking to join a growing and expanding procurement department? I am looking for talented procurement professionals for an international industrial service company based in the South West.
The role is for a Lead Sourcing Specialist where you will be responsible communicating business goals programs and processes for the Projects of responsibility. You will solve problems, develop and execute objectives for yourself and others, and effect short-term and long-term business goals.
Your key responsibilities will be the following;
Lead commercial validation of suppliers’ offers / quotes.
Lead technical negotiations & commercial validation.
Issue and track PO shipments, track OTD to need and promise date.
Document price history, perform benchmarking, understand prices variations.
Define and maintain price/cost metrics and savings analysis.
Organize and lead vendor weekly status update & technical reviews. Record price, OTD in appropriate database, maintain OTD metrics.
Execute vendor recovery strategies/Subcontract and manage SPLs
Negotiates prices and conduct technical and quality evaluation of supplier quotes.
Implement sourcing standards including process & execution, synergies for cost out.
Produce Weekly fulfilment report to update on PO activity and supplier performance to contract date.
Drive effective recovery plans and create payment tracking and invoice analysis. tracking / invoice analysis.
Develop process to look upstream for pending order requirements and drive Engineering, Manufacturing, and Sales in order to ensure sourcing given adequate cycle to procure material.
Place Purchase Orders (PO) timely and obtain PO acknowledgements and key technical documentation from suppliers to ensure Pre- Production Meeting with Suppliers is held on time to maintain overall contract date.
The ideal profile will have Bachelor’s degree, experience in a PCBA or electronic components environment either within a Sourcing position or similar or with experience in Operational manufacturing procurement. You will have strong oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal and leadership skills and the ability to influence others and lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.
If you are amatch for the role then do send an updated CV highlighting your relevant experience or call Paul Booth on 02392 458 048 to discuss further.
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