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  • Job reference: RMS0175104

Procurement Specialist

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Home Based
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/02/2017
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Our client is currently seeking a Procurement Specialist to join their team on a contract basis.

Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

* Negotiate favourable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers for the procurement of goods, services and supplies.
* Take responsibility for purchases in support of customer-related business processes or for internal use.
* Discuss defects and delivery problems with suppliers, and is responsible for negotiating refunds.
* Coordinate with operations, maintenance, warehouse and engineering to ensure proper scheduling and movement of goods and supplies.
* Under general supervision, solve complex problems requiring detailed knowledge of field and industry best practices.
* Use experience and problem solving skills to develop and improve processes.

To be considered for this position you will have:

* Relevant tertiary qualifications
* Project related experience
* Experience working in a very dynamic environment.

Preferred skills include:

* Advanced negotiations including both commercial and legal terms and conditions.
* Vendor management
* Complex problem solving
* Excellent prioritization skills and a demonstrated sense of urgency in handling urgent matters
* Customer focused
* Demonstrated ability to coordinate with multiple functions
* Proficient with Purchasing and Project Management Systems
* Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing
* Flexible skillset which allows handling of both complex and simple purchasing transactions

To be considered for this position, please submit your application in WORD format.

Please note only short listed applicants will be contacted

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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