Procurement Specialist

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    Gloucestershire, England

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    John Anakwenze

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Great opportunity open for a Procurement Specialist who is able to manage data and ideally have experience with SAP, to come on-board and work for a market leading Energy company based in Gloucester. This will be a Permanent position with a great salary on offer as well as benefits.

Role purpose:

Your main purpose would be ensure items or services are purchased from specified suppliers and are delivered upon agreed terms and conditions seeking maximum value for the company including agreed time and cost

Key experience:

  • Process and quality improvement driven
  • Experience with SAP is an added advantage
  • Proven capability with data management
  • Excellent communication skills-both verbal and written
  • Strong time-management and task prioritization skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Detail-oriented with proven ability for accuracy


  • Interfaces with Product Line Planning Manager in order to plan and prioritize purchasing activities to support the Product Line (for EM only).
  • Reviews planned orders, creates requisitions for purchased items and manages the approval process.
  • Transmits and prioritizes approved purchase orders, with appropriate supporting documents, to Supplier
  • Tracks acknowledgement of order by Supplier - Prepares and communicates shortage and backlog reports and provides visibility of other potential interruptions to internal customers.
  • Enquires and tracks with designated Supplier and confirmation of System Lead Time, Delivery Date and Cost
  • Reviews, updates and maintains Open Purchase Orders until closed.
  • Reports Supplier non-conformances & follows up System Action Messages in a timely manner Prepares return documentation to Supplier
  • Ensure Adherence to the client's approved Supplier agreements/contracts
  • Leads finance and Logistics staff in resolving reception and invoice discrepancies
  • Prepares Non-BOM Purchase Orders within System as directed by the Procurement Manager or Procurement Leader.
  • Identifies opportunities and implements actions to continually reduce wasted time, money and resources form assigned tasks.