Procurement Manager

Ref No. EMP463180
Salary £40,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Chard, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing

Introduction

A market-leading manufacturer require a Procurement Manager. Responsible for driving activity across strategic and operational procurement, the Procurement Manager will lead a team of Buyers and report to senior management.

Important

Procurement, Purchasing, Supply Chain

The Job

A market-leading manufacturer require a Procurement Manager. Responsible for driving activity across strategic and operational procurement, the Procurement Manager will lead a team of Buyers and report to senior management.

Operating within market's that have been insulated from the recent economic turbulence, now is an excellent time to join the business. The role would ideally suit an experienced Procurement Manager, or a Senior Buyer with some mentoring/leadership skills. The Procurement Manager will be responsible for developing, driving and implementing strategy across the supply chain.

Specific duties of the Procurement Manager include:

  • Manage supplier selection process, and direct staff in supply market intelligence activities
  • Manage operational supplier performance metrics/KPIs across OTD and OTIF
  • Lead the procurement team in achievement of cost reduction and supply chain innovation targets
  • Encourage the adoption of technology and e-procurement tools
  • Drive adoption of LEAN techniques in regards to VMI, consignment and safety stocks
  • Develop, manage and motivate a team of Procurement Buyers

Procurement Manager applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Expertise across strategic and operational procurement, gained within manufacturing or engineering
  • The ability to lead, manage and motivate a team of Procurement Buyers
  • Knowledge and understanding of LEAN methodologies
  • The gravitas to interact with senior stakeholders
  • Passion, motivated, self-starter

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

 

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