Sourcing Specialist

Experis IT
East Central Scotland
20.00 - 30.00 GBP Hourly
06 Dec 2018
12 Dec 2018
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Full Time

Sourcing Specialist


6 months


My Client is looking for an experienced Sourcing Specialist to join the team in Montrose for a 6 month project.

Key Activities:

  • Issue and track PO shipments, track OTD to need and promise date.
  • Organise and lead vendor weekly status update & technical reviews.
  • Record price, OTD in appropriate database, maintain OTD metrics.
  • Place Purchase Orders (PO) timely and obtain PO acknowledgements and key technical documentation from suppliers to ensure Pre- Production Meeting with Suppliers is held on time to maintain overall contract date.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead commercial validation of suppliers' offers/quotes.
  • Lead technical negotiations & commercial validation.
  • Document price history, perform bench-marking, understand prices variations.
  • Negotiates prices and conduct technical and quality evaluation of supplier quotes.
  • Implement sourcing standards including process & execution, synergies for cost out.


Significant years of experience within a Sourcing position or similar or with experience in Operational manufacturing procurement.