Procurement Manager

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Industrial

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    bonus + pension

  • Contact:

    Adam Metcalfe

  • Contact email:

    adam.metcalfe@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/530109

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-16

  • Startdate:

    12/08/2019 13:28:43

Procurement Category Manager

Our chosen business partner is experiencing a steady period of growth. They are a leading manufacturer of energy products. An exciting vacancy has arisen within the UK Supply Chain function at our Preston site for a Procurement Category Manager to join the team. The main purpose of this role is to effectively manage a number of supply categories across UK operations in support of the requirements of the Business, in line with the UK Procurement strategies. The role is focused on achieving the required levels of quality and service from suppliers whilst delivering a competitive cost advantage to the business on both existing and new product variants.

Key Responsibilities;

* Develop documented individual category/supplier plans to include cost analysis, alternative supplier/supply solutions, supplier development plan, risk analysis etc.
* Manage negotiations with all Category suppliers to ensure key financial targets and other key performance indicators are achieved
* Establish strong working relationships with all cross functional Group and Local stakeholder, especially R&D, Quality, Product Management, Finance and Operations
* Ensure that key safe behaviours of the UK business are incorporated into the full supply chain and its personnel.
* Have the passion and drive

Key Requirements;

* Proven track record within a Category Management Procurement role
* Experience within a high volume manufacturing environment across a number of different key areas of supply
* Ability to deliver change and innovate improvements within supplier relationship management, as well as achieve demonstrable improvements in quality, reliability and cost management/improvement

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