Sourcing Specialist

  • Rate negotiable, dependent on experience.
  • England North East Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Our client, an industry leading, global oilfield services company, are looking to hire a Sourcing Specialist to be based at their site in Walker Riverside, Newcastle.

This position is being offered initially on a 12-month PAYE contract basis, however, there is potential for this to turn in to a permanent staff role at the end of this duration. 

Key responsibilities:

• Negotiate best cost & delivery, with suppliers; place and follow up on POs for assigned commodities.
• Manage effective working relationships with suppliers for PO execution.
• Manage problems and schedule changes to ensure on time delivery.
• Update ERP to ensure accurate planning.
• Develops new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting.
• Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost and lead time reduction.
• Works together with high level individuals within the business.
• Work with Commodity Buyers on technical and commercial developments to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge.
• Actively participate in supplier performance reviews.
• Contribute to project as a team member or leads small projects.
• Manage the wing to wing procurement activities for assigned commodities. Applying sourcing policy, interfacing between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. Requires developed and strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant purchasing and sourcing concepts.

Work Pattern:

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm.
WFH one day per week.

Rate of pay is negotiable, dependent on experience. 

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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