Procurement Specialist


Procurement Specialist

  • Location

    Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

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  • Salary::

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lee Bowles

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  • Job Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Procurement Specialist- Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

I am currently working with a global leader within the Oil and Gas industry who are looking for a Procurement Specialist to join their team in Stonehouse for a permanent opportunity.

Main aim
The Procurement Specialist ensures 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.

Role and Responsibilities
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 Schlumberger 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.
Complies with all Schlumberger and local procedures applicable to the Job function
Employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to, or in lieu of those described above, according to the needs of the location or Company
Work with all relevant parties in the consolidation, reduction and rationalization of the local supplier base.

Specific deliverables of the position
Accurate and timely preparation of Purchase Orders.
Tracking and update of Open Purchase Orders from approval through to closure.
Immediate reporting of non-conformances with follow up until resolved.

Key Performance metrics that relate to the job
Product Line on time delivery - Purchase Order accuracy - Non-Acknowledged Purchase Order line reporting
Past Due Purchase Order reporting - Shipping cost.

Skills and 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

Can function independently and in a team
Strong decision making
Able to effect change through influence
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of ergonomics and safety

CIPS qualified / qualification incorporating Supply Chain Management
Purchasing and procurement experience
Fluent other languages

Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification in supply chain or Manufacturing from university or college