Element Materials Technology

Subject Matter Expert - Procurement (D365)

Job Locations UK-Edinburgh


Element has an opportunity for a new Subject Matter Expert (SME) – Procurement D365 to join our growing team on a contract basis.  In this hands-on role, you will form part of the implementation and support team delivering D365, working closely with the Global implementation team and local teams; Operations and Shared Service Centres within this workstream.



  • Be the expert in the required subject matter workstream – i.e. Procurement– covering all operational processes – vendor setup ,purchase requisitions & orders, reporting and the cross over with the shared service centre Accounts Payable processes
  • Lead system integrations, in collaboration with P2P business owner; documenting processes and disseminating key milestones to all relevant stakeholders
  • Deliver & support User acceptance training requirements ahead of each implementation across the Element Business
  • Drive the processes of data cleansing, migration, and validation of the required P2P workstream, from Vendor data, open purchase orders and classification reporting
  • Collaborating with Global Process Lead, Operational teams, and Shared Service Centre teams to ensure integrations and migrations into D365F&O with the knowledge of the global processes designed for the workstream specific
  • Drive Change Management between current and future processes across the business
  • Deliver training materials and provide end user training – travel to Operational Facilities will be required*
  • Provide expert advice to the business in best use of Dynamics 365F&O functionality
  • Investigate problems with Microsoft Dynamics 365F&O modules, diagnose and perform root causes and resolve issues
  • Provide end-user application support on-demand including troubleshooting and resolution; make decisions that best resolve product related issues and appropriately escalate issues that require IT and/or business management involvement
  • Hands on delivery role supporting Edi / Punchout implementations , catalog management & upload , stock control & inventory management
  • Ongoing support of the GBS procurement operations function

Skills / Qualifications

  • Experience in the SME workstream – Procurement / P2P
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics 365F&O, Office Suite, Azure Dev Ops
  • Advanced critical thinking ability, including strong problem solving, analytical, prioritization, and project management skills
  • Capability to interpret business requirements and processes and translate them to system functionality


Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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