Procurement Support

Job Title: Procurement Support
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Grimsby
Reference: RTG-PS-1001-PS
Contact Name: Patrick Sarjeant
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2017 09:27

Job Description

Procurement Support / Assistant

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation. Our client is currently looking for a Procurement Assistant based in Grimsby. This is a full time long term permanent role offering a competative salary and freat company benefits.

The Procurement Assistant will report to the Procurement Manager and will perform the following tasks.:

Key Responsibilities:

* Supporting the team to achieve its goals and objectives and monitor target delivery
* Full contract management responsibility for different Procurement teams
* Implementation of regional agreements: creation and updating contracts in SAP and ensuring contracts (Universal Product Codes - UPCs) are returned signed from suppliers following the Procurement WoW (War on Waste)
* Co-ordinating procurement projects as required
* Managing supply chain issues (e.g. incident management)
* Identifying metrics, tools and processes to optimise ways of working
* Business partnering - represent the procurement function when interacting with the other functional areas (e.g. R&D, Logistics, Operations, Sourcing Units)
* Building and managing relationships with suppliers & internal customers/stakeholders
* Where needed discussing new prices with suppliers
* Measuring and managing overall performance of suppliers
* Supporting the forecasting process
* Provide a link to the Global Procurement teams and the European business
* Support the Procurement Manager as required

Key Skills/ Experience:

* Experience in Procurement
* Procurement contract experience essential
* Excellent analytical and IT skills; Advanced Excel; SAP; DCIW (Invoice systems) knowledge essential
* Proven network skills
* Excellent communication and negotiation skills
* Able to handle fast moving requirements
* Good understanding of business economics
* Proven record in problem solving
* Project management
* Experience of working within complex and virtual teams preferred
* Fluent in English


To find out more call Patrick from Russell Taylor on 0151 304 7034. Alternatively, email