Procurement manager

Procurement manager

Job Title: Procurement manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Whitstable, Kent
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895292_1540545816
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 26, 2018 10:23

Job Description

As our client is Poised for further growth, and investment, we are now seeking to recruit a Procurement Manager who will help deliver unrivaled levels of excellence. The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of procurement activity associated with procuring a designated range of goods at optimum cost, delivered on time and to the required quality standard.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

Responsible for a small team of direct buyers and 1 indirect procurement specialist.
Effectively manage all aspects of supplier relationships in a strategic manner to ensure continuity of supply whilst ensuring commercial terms are suitable for the long-term aims of Our Client
Encourage a competitive and varied supply market by applying best practice tools and techniques to analyse spend and gain maximum strategic and tactical advantage.
Able to calculate batch sizes to both manage cost reduction and reduce in-house transactions whilst still optimising inventory levels to ensure product availability in collaboration with the Supply Chain Analyst.
Promote supplier relationship management and actively engage with key suppliers to address issues and identify potential opportunities to further develop collaboration and deliver continuous improvement of supplier performance (e.g. Costs, Service and Quality).
Strong focus on contract management, managing both tender and negotiation processes for new contracts and contract renewals.
Equally strong focus on supplier KPI's, further developing and utilising vendor scorecards for effective decision making.
Coaching and developing the team in all aspects of effective vendor management and relationship management.
Working cross-functionally with key business areas such as Operations, Engineering, Quality and Supply Chain Management.
To provide appropriate procurement input to New Product Introduction projects and ensure that a robust supply chain is in place from initial launch to long term security of supply.
To review all aspects of performance from your supplier base and to issue monthly reports detailing actions taken to obviate any failures or threats to the business; this would include Adverse Purchase Price Variance, Adverse OTIF and PPM.
Estimated annual spend: £21million
Estimated time visiting vendors 30%

You will have the following experience

CIPS Qualified
Strong purchasing management background with experience in Procurement in an Engineering environment.
Proven track record of delivering cost savings without compromising on Quality and Delivery.
Management of a team of buyers, preferably both indirect and direct.
Using MRP systems.
Excellent use of Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint)
Good knowledge of world market opportunities.

Title: Procurement manager
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive and Great
Location: Whitstable

Key Skills: Procurement, Terms and Conditions, Contract, Negotiation, Supply Chain, Analysis, Cost Reduction, Relationship Management

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent Role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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