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  • Job Reference:967768CR_1643043260

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Manufacturing

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Procurement Manager (Manufacturing)

  • Job Salary: £40000 - £42000 Per Annum

Posted On: 24th January 2022

A dynamic and challenging role for a senior procurement buyer leading to Procurement Manager’s role, who would play a pivotal role in the supply chain & operations of the company.

The role involves:

* obtaining product information, prices & lead times from both, new & existing suppliers;
* managing open orders book by chasing suppliers for confirmations, deliveries and updates;
* assisting in company profit maximizing by placing purchase orders, stock level control & monitoring & meeting departmental f KPI’s;
* liaising with other stakeholders: sales team, warehouse team, assembly team & finance department in order to achieve on time delivery within project’s budget;
* Other ad-hoc office administration duties such as filing, answering & distributing calls, etc.
* conduct research to source the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality with close co-operation with technical team;
* control costs, evaluate supplier’s quotations & offers based on commercial and technical factors
* negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided
* build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers and other members of the supply chain;
* manage and motivate a team of procurement staff
* stakeholders management – liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, internal teams such as supply chain, planning, marketing, IT and sales, and customers;
* develop strategies to make sure that cost savings and supplier performance targets are met – or exceeded
* undertake value for money reviews of existing contracts and arrangements
* ensure the security and sustainability of sources of essential products and services
* develop and implement a procurement strategy
* train junior members of staff.

Essential Skills & Experience:

* previous experience in procurement manager’s or senior buyer’s role within manufacturing/production environment;
* excellent written, verbal and communication skills
* negotiation skills in order to get the best price and value for money
* commercial and financial awareness as managing budgets and keeping costs down is a key part of the role
* strong analytical ability
* planning skills in order to control stock levels requirements;
* excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders;
* numeracy skills in order to analyse facts and figures
* the ability to lead and motivate a team
* the ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight deadlines
* strong project management skills
* the ability to solve problems and make decisions, as well as to think strategically and laterally
* time management skills and the ability to deliver to deadlines
* resilience.
* capability and willingness of learning of basic level of technical product understanding;
* minimum of 3 years’ experience in procurement role;

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