Procurement Officer- Temp/fixed term contract

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North West England | Ref: BBBH27369

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

Role Title - Procurement Officer -Temp/Fixed term


Role Profile

An opportunity to work for an global chemical company on a fixed term basis, duration of this role is initially 6 months with a potential for a further 6 months extension.
Reporting up to the Procurement Manager your main base would be in the Runcorn area but with needs to work from alternative sites from time to time.

The company in question is a 60 year established with a global footprint with sites in more than 40 countries. They have a results driven culture with relentless innovation.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage procurement requirements as required by the business, being responsible for both indirect spend and engineering spares stockholdings
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders to understand their requirements and how procurement can support
  • Develop and manage preferred supplier list in area of responsibility
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in area of responsibility, working with key stakeholders and procurement team colleagues
  • Provide support to procurement manager as required


Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a similar role
  • Experienced in a range of supplier selection procedures, ranging from simple to complex requirements
  • Experienced in contracting approaches, including agreeing Terms and Conditions with suppliers
  • Experience of stock items such as engineering spares
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure particularly during maintainance shut down periods
  • Manage & organise their own work load
  • Able to develop relationships with stakeholders from across the business
  • Experience of using microsoft packages, with in depth experience of data analysis techniques using Excel
  • Experience of using SAP, for both the procurement of stock material and indirects
  • Minimum of CIPS Level 4



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