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Ingersoll Rand Procurement Project Specialist in Redditch, United Kingdom

Ingersoll Rand is committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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Location: Redditch, Worcestershire


Start date: As agreed


December 2022

Procurement Specialist

Industrial Tech and services Aftermarket

Job & Division Summary:

We are looking for a procurement specialist to join Ingersoll Rand at our Gardner Denver business based in Redditch. The candidate will be part of project team dedicated to a specific customer project.


  • Coordinating purchasing activities between Project team and Strategic Procurement team, under supervision of the project team leader and the Operations Director

  • Developing a robust supply chain :

  • Strengthening current vendors: suppliers’ assessment through quality/cost/delivery drivers, checking their production capabilities ; assessing and mitigating risks ; monitoring them with KPIs, organizing regular business reviews ; establishing contracts/ LTA

  • Developing new ones: internal and external suppliers’ sourcing ; audit ; supplier and risk assessment ;

  • Ensuring Dual sourcing to reduce supply chain risk

Key Competencies :

  • Knowledge of manufacturing, quality control, and planning processes.

  • Mainframe and personal computer experience a plus.

  • Must possess good mathematical skills and the ability to communicate orally and in writing.

  • In-depth knowledge of computerized integrated information systems (manufacturing, materials management, production planning, procurement and distribution).

  • Understanding of ERP/MRP Logic, ideally SAP

  • Must be a flexible, decisive and proactive problem solver.

  • Must possess leadership skills to contribute to a team oriented environment while leveraging lean methodologies.

  • Must be focused on achieving business goals through Key Performance Indicators

  • Must be able to work well in high pressure, fast-paced environment.

  • Must be a strong communicator.

  • Must be able to influence internal/external suppliers to achieve fulfilment objectives.

  • Must possess a strong customer service orientation and must provide dedicated support of internal customer requirements.

  • Must possess strong organizational skills, with ability to work on multiple priorities at once.

  • Must be proficient in Excel including the ability to provide data analysis and report writing.

  • Good basic Engineering understanding, able to read engineering drawings.


  • Purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment required.

  • First work experience by OEM or in the automotive industry would be advantageous.

  • Ability to easily interface with all levels of the organization.


Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE:IR), driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and ownership mindset, is dedicated to helping make life better for our employees, customers and communities. Customers lean on us for our technology-driven excellence in mission-critical flow creation and industrial solutions across 40+ respected brands where our products and services excel in the most complex and harsh conditions. Our employees develop customers for life through their daily commitment to expertise, productivity and efficiency. For more information, visit www.IRCO.com.