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Procurement Specialist

Are you currently working within purchasing/buying or Procurement but would like an opportunity with more variety and wider commercial business exposure. Would you like to work on the cutting edge of Procurement, Business Development and Project Management? Then this is your role! We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Specialist - Senior to join our growing organisation based in Hinckley which offers hybrid working (4 days home/1 day office) and scope for career development and progression


About the Role

As Procurement Specialist - Projects & Business Development you are the specialist in our Procurement team working on new customer RFQ’s and Launches. This role is all about making sure we bring new market innovations to the customer and develop the right solutions.


How you will contribute

  • Reporting to Senior Procurement Manager, you jointly define and align priorities in the different projects and RFQ’s.
  • Full involvement and end to end responsibility from the moment a new customer RFQ arrives to the implementation of the project working collaboratively with stakeholders of all levels
  • Seek out relevant quotes from suppliers ensuring cost effectiveness and provide competitive quotes to relevant stakeholders
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders new launch requirements, dealing with projected and ad hoc requirements in a timely and effective manner
  • Working with internal Category Managers to obtain relevant supplier information 
  • Work in close collaboration with internal business partners to set these priorities, while making sure the safety, availability, reliability, quality, total cost of ownership, sustainability, and security in supplier and contractor deliveries are met.


Your Key Qualifications 

  • Circa 3 years of relevant working experience within purchasing/buying and or procurement ideally within a similar industry e.g. Logistics, Supply Chain
  • Accustomed to managing and improving supplier relationships.
  • Strong communication skills to be able to work with both internal and external clients.
  • Analytical, fact based, makes solid business cases and decisions.
  • A strong ability to structure, organize several activities and work to short timelines.
  • In this role you will be able and willing to travel 25% of your time, mainly in Germany, United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
  • Furthermore, you are ambitious, proactive, result-minded and a team player. You are an innovative thinker with strong conceptual skills, able to quickly adapt to changing situations.



syncreon - A DP World Company offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon - A DP World Company 
At syncreon - A DP World Company, we partner with customers, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon to provide specialized logistics, operational excellence and value added solutions in: Fulfillment, eCommerce & Value-Add Solutions, Manufacturing Support & Assembly Services, Export Packing, Transportation Management and Reverse, Repair & Service Parts.

We specialize in the design and operation of supply chain solutions for Automotive, Technology, Consumer Home Products, Industrial, Healthcare & MedTech companies. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities.


Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

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