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Technical Procurement Specialist - Fuels

Essex   •  £30000 - £33000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time


A fuel manufacturer has an exciting opportunity to join its team. A newly created role, this position has a dual function supporting both technical procurement and technical legislation. It is a desk based role, but ideally requires someone with technical knowledge of fuel formulation.

The Role:

Responsible for the execution and coordination of technical procurement - with the focus on Sustainable Fuels - and the management of Sustainable Fuels credit system (e.g., NABISI, HO10). Furthermore, acting as mentor to the wider company to ensure compliance with Sustainable Fuels credits. Actively support commercial- and procurement requests, incl. customer visits and technical procurement initiatives. All this while adhering to HSE guidelines and best practice guidelines and striving to deliver exceptional customer service

Key Responsibilities / Duties

  • Managing multiple projects from start-to-finish.
  • Identify wide range of suitable components (Sustainable and Fossil) independently.
  • Assist in creation of component specification, sourcing, testing and approval.
  • The independent troubleshooting of arising problems during any step of a project.
  • Identify new applications for all kind of Sustainable products using input from customers or marketing.
  • Participation in customer and supplier meetings and providing pre- and post-sales customer technical support.
  • Define formulation of a wide range of fuel blends fully independently and consistently, using a combination of blend formulation models and empirical blending.
  • To provide leadership and mentoring to the wider organisation where required.
  • Strong technical knowledge, project skills, communication, and leadership skills
  • Imagination and creative approach to problem solving.
  • Enthusiasm, communicate and motivate member of staff positively.
  • Ability to think laterally, flexibly, and effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to take holistic view of the projects assigned and to conduct both cognitive and detailed analysis to identify any critical path.
  • Ability to collect, manipulate and analyse data to assist with the formulation of fuels.
  • An interest in improving and perfection of systems.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • HSE focussed

Experience / Skills Requirements

  • A Degree in Chemical Engineering (or equivalent) is essential.
  • Previous fuels experience & knowledge
  • Project experience
  • Previous technical procurement experience is highly desirable


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6781
  • Posted: 12th February 2021
  • Expires: 12th March 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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