Procurement Specialist- Dyce

  • Permanent
  • Dyce

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Based in Dyce this company is delivering a promise to an offshore industry that requires new approaches to ever increasing technical and commercial rigour. They are currently looking for a Procurement Specialist to join their team and help the company work to its already high working standards.


Role Summary


Responsible for day-to-day running of the procurement department.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Working with suppliers to obtain quotations leading to creation and placement of purchase orders.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining supplier relationships to ensure effective and efficient delivery.
  • To communicate with Suppliers and manage the Approved Vendors List.
  • Support technical queries from vendors.
  • Manage sub-contractor negotiations and source selection.
  • Attend and lead Vendor meetings on and off site where required.
  • Ensure sub-contractor paperwork compliance, in particular with QA requirements.
  • Measure and report on vendor quality, including trend analysis of vendor non-conformances.
  • Monitor the delivery of goods and expedite from vendors ensuring deliveries are upheld and/or improved.
  • To liaise with other departments ranging from Design to Workshop and Stores to ensure good communication.
  • Ensure that all project ‘Procurement Status Reports’ are updated on a regular basis [bi-weekly]
  • Prepare and manage a log of all components ordered for each project.
  • Administer all relevant documentation and certification for purchasing.
  • To work at all times to the Company’s Quality Management System.
  • Provide weekly spend reports to senior management.
  • Manage distribution of workload within the procurement department.
  • Lead monthly meetings with QA and HSEQ departments to review vendor performances and AVL.


Essential Qualifications/Experience/Skills


  • Previous experience and proven track record working in a similar support role in the Oil & Gas sector [a minimum of 5 years relevant experience]
  • Proven experience of working in a fast-moving environment whilst interacting with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and have a conscientious, positive and enthusiastic approach to work, maintaining good working relationships with colleagues, clients, suppliers and visitors.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter able to work unsupervised, with a flexible and adaptable approach and an ability to prioritise workload.
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills are a must along with excellent demonstrable written and verbal communication skills and a willingness to learn new skills.
  • Have a professional approach to tasks with an eye for detail and a persistent demeanour to ensure ongoing issues reach a conclusion.
  • Proven to cope under pressure during periods of increased productivity.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and familiarisation of engineering drawings.
  • Fully competent in Microsoft 365 software [Outlook / Word / Excel / PowerPoint]
  • Previous experience of the following is advantageous, but not critical: – Compilation of quality assurance and HSE data – Familiarity with ERP systems.


All Employees must


  • Take reasonable care to prevent harm to themselves and consider the potential for harm to others or the environment that may be caused by their acts or omissions.
  • Work in accordance with the information and training provided to them.
  • Refrain from intentionally misusing or recklessly interfering with anything that has been provided for Health, Safety and/or Environmental reasons.
  • Report any hazardous defects in plant, equipment and workplace, or shortcomings in the existing controls, to a responsible person without delay.
  • Not undertake any task for which authorisation and/or training has not been given.
  • You may be required to undertake the role of Fire-warden and/or First-aider [training would be provided]


Salary and Benefits

  • Salary- £30-38K DOE
  • Hybrid working
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Salary Sacrifice

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