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Purchasing Manager

Published 06 December 2023
£55000 - £60000 per annum
Job Starts: 6th December 2023

Job Description

Role: Procurement Manager

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000

Job: Permanent (Hybrid working role)

Location: Warwickshire

Our client is an internationally trusted manufacturer and distributor of innovative fitted products, accessories, hardware, and ironmongery. Being a global market leader situated across 150 countries, with a growing turnover in excess of €2bn.

As Procurement Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that purchasing terms and conditions align with the company's market position and contribute to its competitive advantage. This role involves managing the procurement team, overseeing tactical procurement activities, and driving cost savings while maintaining product quality and service levels. The Procurement Manager also plays a crucial role in developing and implementing the company's procurement strategy to ensure optimum purchasing terms & conditions, working with suppliers on reducing input costs, collaborating with the Category and Inventory teams, and ensuring compliance with legislative and company requirements.

Working collaboratively with our Category and Inventory teams in the UK, and Procurement teams worldwide.

Responsible for:

  • Sourcing activity
  • Tendering existing business
  • Negotiation of pricing, payment terms and rebates with suppliers
  • CSR & supplier risk management
  • Supplier relationship and performance management
  • On-boarding of new suppliers

What you'll need to succeed:

To be successful in this position you will ideally have the below skillset:

  • Motivational leader
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work co-operatively as part of a team.
  • Strong negotiator, able to influence with demonstrable ability to add value.
  • Excellent analytical, numerical and planning skills
  • Competitive, results driven character.
  • Commercially focussed.
  • Demonstrable experience of communicating at various levels & across geographies
  • Experience of Far East sourcing and supplier management
  • Able to recognise opportunities/challenges & suggest relevant & necessary actions.
  • Experience of continuous improvement initiatives, such as Lean or Six Sigma
  • CIPS Qualified

What you'll get in return:

  • Competitive Salary up to £60k depending on experience.
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Company pension
  • Hybrid Working - 3 days Office, with flexible office days
  • Life Insurance
  • Holiday of 31 days, increasing to 36 days total with our length of service programme, inclusive of bank holidays
  • Healthcare Cashplan scheme: access to money back on dental, optical, consultation, therapy treatments, wellbeing treatments, hospital treatment insurance, Employee Assistance Programme
  • Extras including: Company events, Cycle to work scheme, Employee discount, On-site parking, Referral programme, Wellness programme

If you are looking to get your hands dirty with this new exciting challenging Strategic Procurement role, managing a team while sourcing globally and improving the total ownership of the Procurement & Supply Chain function throughout, please apply now and I will be in touch!

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