Procurement Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Scotland Scotland
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
Title: Procurement Specialist
Hours & Location: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: Competitive

Snapshot of what we are looking for:

We now require a Procurement Specialist to play a key role in the delivery and support of the growth in our business. The key requirement is to ensure that the Projects and Assets have the correct services agreements to meet the site Capex and production plans.

What we offer:
  • Competitive Salary - Can be discussed with interested candidates
  • Benefits Platform – access to discounts on high street stores etc.  Reduced PMI, Travel Insurance etc.
  • Discretionary Bonus Opportunity
  • Contributory Pension 
  • Employee Referral Bonus Scheme
  • Free On-site Gym & Classes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Car Scheme (subject to 12 month qualification period)
The day to day:
  • Developing procurement strategies through engaging relevant stakeholders and award of engineering services contracts to support the business that will achieve best value for the business, including partnering with global Procurement to maximise group leverage possibilities
  • Ensuring that security of supply for services is maintained safely, to the correct technical specification and on schedule to meet operational requirements; and providing expert advice on procurement related risks, including in depth market knowledge both commercial and technical to all procurement customers.
  • Leading negotiations with suppliers to secure best commercial terms based on agreed specifications and demand to ensure best value for money.
  • Ability to review / assist detailed cost submissions and challenge cost submissions to ensure final account valuations match the contract intent, when required; and negotiating claims and application of liabilities following dispute on service provision.
  What we are looking for:
  • Have significant previous purchasing / commercial / contractual experience in a large complex manufacturing environment; and experience in at least 2 of the following commodities: Mechanical services, Scaffolding Insulation Painting services, Industrial Cleaning services, Electrical & Instrumentation services, Engineering services, Tankage work.
  • Have expert, advanced negotiation skills and techniques with a deep understanding of cost drivers on contracts in order to demonstrate transparency and overall value.
  • Be a self-starter and comfortable with communications between engineers, planners, project managers, procurement specialists and suppliers.
  • Have a good working knowledge and skills of MS Office tools including Excel, Word etc.
  • MCIPS qualified / equivalent chartered membership/ QS qualified
  • Experienced in SAP & Database analysis.

    With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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