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Sourcing Specialist

Job Title: Sourcing Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stafford
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Asap
Reference: 11420
Contact Name: Natalie Blunt
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 11, 2018 11:44

Job Description

To be responsible for 

Supporting prices for tendering purposes and completing/updating all relevant documents (P.O.P.E, Form 3, SIT) 

The Timely issue of RFQ to a minimum of 3 suppliers preferably within the clients supplier panel. 

Approval of suppliers not identified within KCM & Local team supplier panel in line with the clients process 

Negotiation on those items not covered by agreements for price and compliance 
Confirming supplier capacity 

The timely placement of purchase orders, Framework Agreements and Schedule Agreements 

Creation of supporting documents for PO Validations, including but not limited to Supplier Evaluation Form, Bid comparison, Price evolution in line with UK Grid Sourcing process. 

Updating cost, savings and lead times within form 3/Supplier price matrix 
Input into the creation of project specific terms and conditions. 
Provision of costings for tenders 

The maintenance of SAP Info Records and Source lists where applicable 
Supporting the expediting team, expediting deliveries in line with contractual requirements where applicable and as required 

Support supplier development programmes 

Know and apply the clients General Terms and Conditions , Special terms and Conditions , Sourcing Instructions (but in particular SO 001-003) and all Project Purchasing Handbook requirements (PPH) 

Be part of a functional and cross function team working with supplier quality, sourcing, logistics, engineering, operations to ensure project deadlines are met and quality product is delivered on time. 

Develop suppliers from Leading Low Cost Countries 
Liase with KCM Team and support reporting required by same. 


Achievement of Sourcing savings 
Supplier capacity plans available for review 
No gaps in SAP info records or source lists 
Maintain and control the approved clients UK Supplier panel 
Number of LLCC Suppliers 
A2 OTIF Measurement 

Educational Requirements 

MCIPS Preferred 
Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline preferred 


Proven experience in a similar field 
Manufacturing knowledge preferred 
International trade 
Communication at all business levels

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