Procurement Specialist- Temp to Hire - Rentokil in Wyomissing, PA at Rentokil North America

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Category/Procurement Specialist
Key Responsibilities
  • Take responsibility for all procurement activity related to an assigned contract, supplier or sub-category, delivering cost-reduction initiatives and implementing new products and services
Specific Tasks
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts and service level agreements in accordance with Group processes and policy.
  • Managing and supporting cost reduction projects
  • Worldwide sourcing of products and services within the given category
  • Interaction with stakeholders across the Group to agree implementation actions and deliver results
  • Support the Category Manager through
    • Analysis of category spend data to identify critical suppliers and cost saving opportunities.
    • Market research to keep up to date on changing product trends, commodity price movements and legislative requirements
    • Rationalising the vendor and product base to reduce complexity, and deliver improvement opportunities
    • Working with the appropriate stakeholders as defined by the Global Category Manager’s governance models, collate key supplier and contract performance measurement data to mitigate risk and drive continuous improvement
  • Management of allocated suppliers to drive quality standards, adherence to product specifications, and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Making full use of technology such as e-procurement tools and processes.
Skills & Abilities
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive relationship management abilities, with a track record in team-player roles
  • Initiative and leadership
  • Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills
Qualifications & Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Procurement role with evidence of a strong track record
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or similar.
  • Capable in the use of all tools within the Microsoft Office suite (or similar)

Additional Information

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