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  • Job reference: RMS0180622

Subcontract Specialist

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Melbourne, Victoria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/06/2017
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Our client currently seeks a Subcontract Specialist to join their team on a twelve month contract. Working for a global provider of building automation and industrial control systems, this position is an integral part of the Supply Management Team.

Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

* Identifying suppliers / subcontractors to meet business requirements
* Create requests for quotation to gather bids from multiple suppliers / subcontractors.
* Review and evaluate bids for compliance
* Work with Operations to create purchasing and contract renewals schedule based on site requirements.
* Negotiate price, and other delivery-related terms with selected suppliers and subcontractors.
* Convert subcontract requisitions into purchase orders, reviewing Scope of Work and applicable documentation for conformance.
* Throughout project (renewals) / service activity, communicate regularly with operations on subcontractor performance, and take action when necessary to remedy unsatisfactory performance in accordance with subcontract terms and conditions.
* Assist in auditing business purchase activity in accordance with standard policies.
* Assist COE/Branch Procurement Specialists as necessary with invoice resolution and payment queries from suppliers / subcontractors, working with Accounts Payable / Finance or Operations as required.
* Support projects to drive working capital improvements.
* Develop Commodity Strategies to strong Supplier relationships to ensure value added content in the purchasing process.

To be considered for this position you will have:
* Relevant Tertiary Qualifications
* 5-10 years experience in a similar role
* Experience in facilities management (highly desirable)
* Experience with SAP or similar procurement systems
* Strong negotiation and tendering experience

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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