ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.
We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.
ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.
Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.
Graduate Procurement Officer (Fixed Term Contract)
Ready to apply numerous aspects of your degree to a successful North Wales business? Smart, motivated and want to make a real difference? Looking for a graduate role that develops your business acumen?
We have a rare opportunity for a Graduate Procurement Officer that could be you!
Based at Dinorwig Power Station, in the heart of Snowdonia, North Wales, we are looking for the right person to join our procurement team to support the operations of the business during the ongoing major plant refurbishment of Ffestiniog and Dinorwig Pumped Storage Hydro Power Stations.
See Dinorwig Power Station on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Jx_bJgIFhI
As part of a small but highly dynamic and well-respected Procurement Team, you’ll work closely with our engineering, production and other business departments to ensure the Electric Mountain is always ready. You’ll be involved in a number of different projects across both power station sites, no two days are ever the same!
We invest in our staff, we will grow your skills and knowledge both in depth and in breadth, to enable you to tackle a wide variety of procurement challenges and play a key role in ‘keeping the lights on’. You are not required to have worked in procurement previously as we can help you harness your relevant degree from legal, finance, business management etc. We consider this role to be an excellent platform towards achieving CIPS status.
First Hydro Company is a great place to work with a friendly atmosphere. We are a very successful part of the much larger ENGIE organisation, a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. Your active participation in Group level initiatives and best practice will further expand your skillset and collaboration opportunities.
If you want to work in an area of outstanding natural beauty, rich in outdoor pursuits and wide-open spaces, in a place that will keep you continually in awe this fixed term opportunity is for you.
Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:
- Ensure that goods, works and services are procured in accordance with the ENGIE Ethics Guidelines and FHC Procurement, Contracts & Stores policy. Delivery of both new and renewed contracts which includes:
- Working with representatives from the internal Engineering team and Procurement Team leader to determine Procurement Strategy
- Prepare and issue Invitation to Tender
- Tender Evaluation, clarification and negotiation with the potential suppliers
- Contract Award – ensuring the delegated levels of authority are followed
- Ordering consumables and plant spares via a pre-defined process
- Support the Procurement Team Leader with automating and streamlining the current processes for stock replenishment.
- Manage relationships with Strategic and Preferred suppliers: Including but not limited to site visits, financial checks, ethical checks on EcoVardis, reviewing the Internal reports, reviewing supplier performance on current contracts
This role will be on a fixed term contract basis of up to 12 months. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. Expected start date is circa 3rd of April 2023.
First Hydro Company operate key infrastructure projects in the UK and may require successful applicant to undertake national security vetting
Applicants must have the right to work in the UK not dependent on sponsorship.
To Apply please follow the link: Graduate Procurement Officer - ENGIE
Closing date for applications is 24th February 2023.
ENGIE THERMAL Europe, an operational entity of ENGIE Group, is an expert in many specialist areas within the energy sector: around 1,400 employees manage, maintain and operate large-scale, highly flexible and high-performance natural gas, biomass, hydropower and CHP units owned by ENGIE in 7 European countries (Belgium, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the UK). This entity is also able to develop new applications such as energy security using large battery storage systems or power-to-gas projects (biomethane, hydrogen, …).
In this way ENGIE THERMAL Europe wants to support the electricity grid to complement renewable energy, and it wants to help large industrial customers to make the transition to the most energy-efficient production process including the significant reduction of their CO2 emissions! Be a key enabler of the transition towards carbon-neutral economy!
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