Procurement Manager

Posted a week ago by Technical Prospects Ltd

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£45,000 - £50,000/annum

Procurement Manager

Offering £45,000 - £50,000 plus Great Benefits based at Harrogate site.

Our client is an established engineering business based in the Harrogate area. Due to continued growth, they are now recruiting a Procurement Manager to join their buying team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the businesses sourcing capabilities and supply chain and ensuring the business sources quality and affordable products in a reasonable time without compromising on quality.

Procurement Manager – Key Responsibilities

  • Identify areas for improvement to continually drive performance and business results.
  • Creating purchasing policies and procedures for risk management, mitigation and best practice.  
  • Responsible for managing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers at a senior and strategic level.
  • Work on forecast and trend analysis to support manufacturing material supply.
  • Ensure MRP software is being utilised correctly and stock levels maintained.
  • Manage negotiations for the best prices of goods and services in multiple markets whilst ensuring quality and delivery times are not compromised.
  • Identifying and researching potential new suppliers.
  • Monitor business trends and product availability to identify opportunities.
  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to determine business needs and research new products and services to meet business requirements.
  • Negotiate in multiple markets – including multiple currencies and commodities.
  • Responsible for stock spend and stock requisition approvals as well as the following overhead budgets – stationery, import duty, raw materials carriage.
  • Leading a team of buyers and delegating tasks across the department when necessary.
  • Lead and manage the team providing feedback to improve efficiency and effectiveness and support the development of the team and individuals.

Procurement Manager – Skills & Characteristics

  • Experienced procurement / buying / purchasing professional with strong leadership skills.
  • A strategic procurement professional with the ability to be hands-on and support buying team when required.
  • CIPS certification beneficial, however, not essential.
  • Have strong communication, relationship management and negotiation skills.

The Procurement Manager position is offering £45,000 - £50,000 basic salary plus great benefits! This is a full-time, permanent, site based position in Harrogate.

All successful candidates will be contacted within 5 days of application for the position of Procurement Manager. This vacancy is being advertised by Technical Prospects Ltd. The services advertised by Technical Prospects Ltd are those of an Employment Agency.

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