[Apply Now] Procurement Support Specialist - #1132439

Quaker Houghton


Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Quaker Houghton

Reporting into the European Fluidcare organisation and based in Trafford Park, Manchester. The main function is ensuring completeness and accuracy of procurement transactions for all Tier Two Fluids & Commodity Equipment Products, this includes managing and maintaining both the PAR & PIE processes.

In this role the Tier Two Procurement Specialist will regularly liaise with suppliers and several internal business functions. This role is primarily responsible for item introduction and setup of Tier II products for resale.

What will you do? Responsible for both PAR & PIE Product Introduction Processes for Products for Resale (Tier II) for Europe. Support strategies and approaches to achieve goals set out by local, regional, and global Fluidcare and equipment teams.

Manage and maintain correct buying prices from suppliers, ensuring correct costs are being captured within the JDE and ERP systems. Monitor price development, signal/discuss inconsistencies. Inform Pricing Team on all pricing movements.

Work closely with other function leads to ensure good communication and that agreed business processes are being followed. Participate in cross functional meetings and participate in improvement projects where required. Take ownership and responsibility for both the PAR and PIE process, ensuring requests are actioned and meet agreed KPI metrics.

Work effectively as part of a wider team and provide any holiday cover within the Tier Two team. Embody our core values: Live safe, act with integrity, embrace diversity, do great things together, exceed customer expectations, drive results.

What are we looking for? We are looking for at least 1 year experience of working within an office administration role. Any procurement, sourcing and vendor management related knowledge is highly valued.

What's in it for you? Hybrid working arrangement for better work-life balance. Competitive pay with bonus opportunities 2 days annual paid volunteering leave to dedicate to the cause of your choice QH University: Continuous training tools for all seniority levels.

Wellbeing, CRGs, Women Inclusion, Global Giving & other attractive DEI programs. Who are we? We are the global leader in industrial process fluids present in 40+ countries continually improving and innovating so the world’s steel, aluminum, automotive, aircraft, machinery and industrial parts manufacturers can stay ahead in a changing world.

Throughout our 100+ locations, our chemists, engineers and industry experts partner with our customers to continually improve their operations so they can run even more efficiently, even more effectively, whatever comes next. Our values: Live Safe Exceed Customer Expectations Drive Results Embrace Diversity Do

Great Things Together Act with integrity

Our core values embody who we are as a company, guide our decisions and inspire us. Our commitment to these values, in words and actions, builds a safer, stronger Quaker Houghton. They are the fundamental beliefs that guide our internal conduct and our relationship with the outside world.

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