Purchasing Specialist – 12 month contract

Experienced Purchasing Specialist required – Knaresborough. Hybrid role. 12 month fixed term contract.

Technical Placements is proud to represent Pelsis, who are developing and acquiring brands which offer their global customer base, solutions to pest control problems. 15+ sites, 600+ staff across Europe and north America.

Purchasing Specialist Scope:

  • Managing all purchasing activities with the assigned suppliers.
  • Suppliers are worldwide located.
  • Maintain and develop the operational relationship with the assigned suppliers.
Purchasing Specialist Key Accountabilities:
  • Manage the purchasing activity so that sales orders can be delivered on time and in full.
  • Manage the purchasing activity so that the inventory is optimally balanced with the demand.
  • The purchasing responsibility includes all purchases of the assigned suppliers who deliver to the EMEA Pelsis locations.
  • The suppliers include also intercompany supply and demand relations.
  • Design and deploy in Dynamics a overall process to execute, control and report purchase order process.
  • De-risk business by pro-active purchase order placement.
  • Analyse and communicate based on experience improvements for purchase order parameter setting in coordination with supplier, procurement and supply chain management.
Candidate Requirements:
  • Record of achieving tangible results from Supplier Management.
  • Demonstrated focus on detailed and repetitive process execution
  • Demonstrated focus to identify solutions in case of supply interruptions
  • Ability to operate in a “freedom within a framework” model.
  • Understanding of purchase order mgmt that is integrated in the overall master supply chain planning of the group.
  • Results and action oriented. A determined and can-do attitude.
  • Degree level qualification
  • 1-2 years purchasing experience as a minimum

This is an exciting time to join this growing business, in a role that will help influence the future development of the company.

To apply for this job email your details to tim@techplacements.co.uk.