Sourcing Specialist

  • Location

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Andy Nugent

  • Contact email:

    Andy.Nugent@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    2_1546439989

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-01

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Sourcing Specialist - Cheltenham - 6 Months

My client is looking for a Sourcing Specialist for a 6 month initial contract based in Cheltenham and offering a competitive daily rate. Apply now for the chance to work with a large multinational aerospace organisation.

Key Activities:

  • Ensure lowest possible cost for goods/services, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs while executing against set strategies
  • Lead sourcing execution for assigned commodity(s) or suppliers, including full accountability for buy and meeting deflation targets.
  • Interface with and assist Global Commodities team and Global Ops Sourcing to support global commodity strategy implementation.
  • Responsible for ensuring assigned commodities meet the requirements of global sourcing strategy and the business needs.
  • Assist in identifying and driving new sources of supply and qualifying new suppliers in conjunction with Global Commodities team.
  • Drive consolidation of the supply base for assigned commodities and negotiate agreements with the suppliers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • CIPS Accredited or working towards CIPS Accreditation
  • Demonstrated sourcing and/or purchasing experience or transferable skills including negotiation, identifying opportunities, selecting suppliers and implementing contracts to achieve timely execution with a minimum of 4 years' experience.
  • Ability to make formal and appealing presentations.
  • Aviation Experience
  • Indirect Sourcing Experience

If you are relevant or interested don't delay, email me on