Sourcing Specialist

Zoek Pin Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 17 days ago

Job Title: Sourcing Specialist
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 per annum


My Client is a world leader in the provision of highly advanced technical solutions to the oil & gas drilling sectors. They are currently looking for a Sourcing Specialist to join their team based at their modern fit for purpose facility. Candidates will have the opportunity to work in an environment where investment is continuous and substantial, technology is leading edge, teamwork is at the forefront of all they do and personal development is encouraged at every stage. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that pride themselves on delivering high quality superior products to their sector.


The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for designing and implementing strategies for managing the supply chain, with the objective of ensuring continuity of supply in a dynamic demanding environment.


-Implements sourcing plans with the goal of assuring specified quality, required delivery times and minimizing the total cost of the products and services.
-Documents performance to action plans and timelines for assigned sourcing projects.
-Selects a high-performance supply base for assigned portfolio, in accordance with short-list of preferred suppliers defined by Category Managers.
-Conducts RFI/Q/P (Request for Information/Quotation/information/Proposal) and bidding processes, minimizing risk and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery and cost.
-Evaluates current and prospective suppliers through supplier reviews, site visits and audits, in coordination with Supplier Quality teams, to assure supply capabilities, on-time delivery, quality and service.
-Negotiates prices and terms with suppliers in order to meet specified quality, delivery and cost objectives.
-Executes contract negotiation and development in coordination with Sourcing Manager and Contract Specialists.
-Effectively communicates with and maintains the highest degree of relations between the Company and all levels of supplier personnel.
-Builds strong relationships with internal customers to meet defined objectives.

Education/Key Skills:

-Degree Educated in relevant discipline
-Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
-Ability to organize and prioritize work according to workload and schedules

To make an application for this role please submit a CV to (url removed) or for more information please call (phone number removed) and ask for Mark Davis

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