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Procurement Specialist

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
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Reference: Ad-50055
Posted: 27 days ago

Job description

The Role

Temporary Procurement Specialist / Sourcing Specialist required for an ongoing contract at a leading engineering company with a core focus on Innovation.

The Procurement Specialist supports in executing sourcing plans for a specific unit working closely together with other functions in the same unit. Identifying local sourcing opportunities, manages supplier tenders, acts as contract owner for selected suppliers and manages related supplier relationships. You will also supports individual customer projects with their specific needs and supports finding the optimal supplier set-up for these projects.

Direct Material

  • Works with the unit’s business functions to understand needs
  • Identifies local Sourcing opportunities for direct materials and spare parts
  • Negotiates frame contracts and price lists with suppliers to be used within the unit for direct materials/spares
  • Acts as contract owner for direct material/spares suppliers
  • Supports the implementation of global/area category plans within his/her unit
  • Can act as a sourcing specialist also for the needs of other units in specific cases representing the needs of these other units towards suppliers.


Customer Projects

  • Defines source plans for customer projects and works closely with the project team to understand real customer needs
  • Runs RFQs for customer project specific materials and negotiates contracts with suppliers for customer projects
  • Advises customer facing roles on preferred suppliers and decides on suppliers for customer projects


Installations

  • Works with the unit’s business functions to understand needs
  • Identifies local Sourcing opportunities for Installation subcontracting/subcontracted installation services
  • Negotiates frame contracts and price lists with suppliers to be used by business for locally sourced installation subcontracting
  • Acts as contract owner for local installation subcontractor suppliers
  • Supports the implementation of global/Area category plans within his/her unit


Indirect

  • Collects business requirements from the unit to support sourcing projects for indirect spend
  • Supports the implementation of area/global level category plans and sourcing projects in a unit through additional local contract negotiations as needed
  • Supports the update of local instructions and policies, provides guidance and supports business in following/using preferred suppliers and ensuring compliance


About You

Entry-level requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in relevant field
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Good skills with MS Office tools and application
  • Ability to work in international environment
  • Knowledge of supply markets, drivers and technology in relevant area of spend


Professional Requirements

  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Change management skills
  • Project management skills
  • Supply market understanding in own area of responsibility
  • Supplier tendering and negotiation skills
  • Contracts management knowledge
  • Supplier relationship management skills
  • Supplier performance and quality management
  • Knowledge of technology or systems in own area of responsibility