Sourcing Specialist
Function: Operations

Key details

  • Category: Procurement
  • Based at: Loughborough, UK
  • Line manager: Procurement & Supply Chain Manager
  • Posted on: Fri 17 September, 2021
  • Closing date: 5pm on Fri 1 October, 2021

About the role

As a key member of the of the Procurement and Supply Chain team you will provide analysis of supplier performance against business KPI’s and work with stakeholders to develop reports to support the development of Supply Chain strategies.

You will support supplier selection activity including RFQ/P preparation, management, analysis, negotiation and reporting and support contract implementation and review of contract performance.

You will take ownership of key strategic and operational work packages, with particular emphasis on NPI project delivery and provide input into the overall category strategy, conducting supply market analysis to identify and assess potential suppliers.

You will support process and tool improvements to ensure supply chain is driven to optimum QCDR performance.

About you

You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline and will be a member of CIPS, with commitment to becoming MCIPS. 

You will have previous buying experience across a variety of direct and indirect categories, with exposure to category management and the associated principles of the development of category strategies.  You will be able to demonstrate delivery of cost reduction across the categories you have managed.

A strategic thinker, you will have the ability to establish and communicate the vision and strategic direction for the category.

It is key to us that you have a commercial and analytical mindset and the ability to work with a flexible and solutions focused approach, in an agile and fast paced environment.  You must also be able to work collaboratively with a cross-functional team alongside both technical and non-technical colleagues.  As such, excellent communication and relationship management skills are vital.

What we offer

At Intelligent Energy we offer the opportunity to work in a great team, with our world leading technology and cutting-edge products. 

This salary on offer for this position will be up to £35,000 per annum based on skills and experience.

We offer a range of benefits, including:

-      Salary sacrifice pension scheme with 4% employee and employer contribution

-      Private healthcare

-      Life cover

-      25 days holiday per year plus public holidays with flexibility to buy or sell holidays each year

-      Exclusive discounts at a wide range of high-street and online retailers

-      Employee Assistance Programme

-      Cycle to work scheme

-      Company paid seasonal flu vaccinations

-      Free on-site parking

-      Free tea and coffee

We offer opportunities for learning, development and ongoing professional development. Our Exceptional Contribution Award and Peer-to-Peer Recognition schemes recognise and reward outstanding contributions of individuals and teams. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, gender or gender expression, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age and any other protected characteristic.

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