An exciting opportunity for a Procurement Manager has become available with an award winning, Staffordshire based, global manufacturing company, with relocation and generous package available.
Confident problem-solving and quick decision-making counts, within this automotive company. You will be the face of purchasing for the hydraulic systems division, and as part of the site management team, you will be exposed to all areas of a manufacturing business. As the Procurement Manager, you will be establishing and developing a team that can manage the operational aspects of the clients supply chain, supporting the wider business unit functions, and ensuring category strategies are developed and implemented. Focused on protecting and driving out cost on current and future projects and ensuring that there is an established and robust supply chain that can meet the needs of the business for the long term.
Key Responsibilities include:
Manage a team of Senior Buyer / Buyers / Project Purchasing Lead ensuring resources are effectively deployed to meet business requirements
Oversee the development of Category Strategies for each area of responsibility, support, and coach buyers, ensure resource is available from wider business to ensure strategies are implemented in a timely manner
Lead purchasing elements of New Product Introduction (NPI), providing input to the NPI Gate Committee, ensuring the Purchasing elements are delivered to target
Responsible for compiling and delivering annual cost down budgets, ensuring accurate and effective monthly reporting and a sustainable hopper of cost projects for the division.
Support acting as an escalation point for Delivery / Quality / Warranty issues ensuring these are supported effectively by the purchasing team
Able to engage and participate with suppliers & engineering in technology road map discussions, help to identify new technologies to reduce costs and or add additional value to the client's machines.
Build strong relationships across the brand and the supply base, be responsible and accountable to make and influence key decisions that are in the best interest of the business.
If you are looking for a move to the countryside, a relaxed and laid-back way of life will greet you in Staffordshire. The county is rich in natural beauty with a considerably lower cost of living. With charming little towns and beautiful rural villages, and a host of historic buildings and over 100 miles of canals to be explored. You can go hiking through the rolling hills, swimming in open lakes and outdoor activities, there is always something to get involved with. Relocation costs are covered by the client, if your happy to move to this area of the UK.
To apply please send me your CV with a covering letter detailing your current work situation and availability, as well as a covering email detailing what you think has been your best achievement to date.
Job Title - Procurement Manager
Location - Staffordshire UK
Type - Permanent
Salary - £60-65K + benefits package
Benefits - Bonus, pension, holiday, health care and car allowance.
Hours - Mon - Fri 08.30 - 16.30