Interim Procurement Lead

Full Time Temporary

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Outside IR35 assignment for c10mths focused on the purchasing cycle for the supply of chemical equipment packages to a new client for the business.

Client Details

Engineering business in Warrington.


Work within a multi-discipline project team (Procurement, Construction, Engineering, Quality, Legal and others as required) to lead the supplier selection and contract award for the supply of equipment packages and construction contracts.

The successful candidate will manage the end to end purchasing process for circa 25 equipment packages (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and automation) and circa 5 construction packages (piping, mechanical, civil, structural, HVAC,automation, E/I) for the extension of a catalyst production plant including:

Identify suitable suppliers to participate in tender process

Prepare and issue tender documents

Commercial tender analysis and selection criteria definition (Supplier Evaluation Matrix).

Negotiations (define negotiation strategy and drive negotiation results).

Review contracts with legal support.

Manage relationship with suppliers, securing their performance in perspective of their project deliverables (time, quality, costs):

Track contract commitments.

Manage Change Orders

Monitor KPIs.

Analyse and evaluate capital and revenue options and lead decision making process


Extensive experience with procurement of equipment and construction contracts for the chemical industry (10 years+), in an Engineering, EPCM or EPC company

Experience in selecting and procuring chemical equipment packages including specific knowledge of suppliers in the UK and internationally who can provide the equipment required.

Job Offer

Outside IR35 assignment with a global business

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