Offers “Adecco UK Limited”

15 days agoAdecco UK Limited

Procurement Specialist

  • Leeds (West Yorkshire)
  • Sales

Job description

·  Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
·  Salary
£ 150 - £ 175 / Daily
·  Job type
·  Industry
·  External Reference
·  Category
Procurement & Supply Chain - Procurement & Supply Chain

Adecco are looking for a Procurement Specialist to join their team.

PAYE £150-175 Per Day

Umbrella £210-235 Per Day

2 Days Per Week In Birstall (Leeds) / 3 Days Remote

12 Month Contract

The main aspect of the role is to support the factories from a procurement perspective. This involves dealing with changes in suppliers, business continuity issues, implementing projects with suppliers and finding savings opportunities.

The contractor will work directly with suppliers to solve any issues.

Job Purpose

Commercial (Procurement) Specialist acts as a co-pilot for procurement project and strategies. The candidates role is to identify and deploy COM excellence, including best practice sharing across factories and leading change. They will support sourcing manager in problem solving in short-term as well as long term supply continuity and risk management. They will also be supply chain expert for one buying category paper for all Europe.

Key Responsibilities

·  Development and implementation of inbound pipeline strategies

·  Manage stakeholder relationship with local teams (R&D, Factory Operations, Logistics)

·  Ensure execution of agreed procurement material strategies on the site

·  Be the a co-pilot the Sourcing Mgr, especially focusing on the Supply Risk evaluation and mitigation.

·  Responsible for Local materials buying, including raw and packaging material

·  Challenge existing business norms with the support of the European Strategic Sourcing Manager to exploit supplier developments & innovations.

·  Drive local savings reduction by working with internal stakeholders and external partners

·  Commercial representation in local and European projects

·  Identification of optimisation sourcing opportunities

·  Owns legal agreements (contracts) with local suppliers


·  At least 3 years work experience in procurement, Supply Chain or similar environment

·  Experience in working in international environment

·  Robust project management and change management skills

·  Fluent in English, other languages are welcomed

·  Strong communication and analytical skills are essential

·  Strong stakeholder management and organisational skills

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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