Procurement Manager

Posted 21/06/2024 by Michael Page

Location:
Cheshire
Salary/Rate:
£55,000 - £60,000/annum + package

The Procurement Manager will lead the procurement and supply chain department in an industrial distribution environment based in Cheshire, with a focus on developing team capability, and executing effective strategies to enable further growth and realise efficiencies.

Client Details

My client is part of a global network with a strong brand presence. The UK has its own identity with an emphasis on its positive values and people centric behaviours. They are known for their commitment to quality and their innovative approach to solving complex challenges.

Description

As the Procurement Manager you will be based in the Cheshire location and deliver the following:

  • Review current operations and devise and implement procurement strategies to ensure cost-effective purchasing of products and components to support customer demand
  • Support the team to build engagement and capability, creating a high performing team
  • Manage supplier relationships to secure supply, and leverage spend where possible
  • Utilise the ERP system for procurement processes and data analysis, and remove non-value activity
  • Work closely with account management, logistics, and customer service to ensure inventory is optimised to deliver maximum OTIF across the key ranges
  • Anticipate and manage any supply chain risks.
  • Develop KPIs for the procurement department and monitor performance, sharing the value the function brings with the SLT

Profile

A successful Procurement Manager should have:

  • Expertise in procurement processes and supply chain management ideally within the industrial distribution sector (including high SKU environments)
  • Excellent leadership abilities and team management skills
  • Used to working with a high degree of autonomy, and proven in developing systems and processes to support business objectives
  • Proficiency in using ERP systems and developing reports to enable agile business decisions
  • Strong negotiation skills and a strategic mindset.
  • Highly capable in managing high SKU stock / inventory sourced from a global supply base
  • Comfortable managing multi site operations

Job Offer

  • Circa £55,000 per annum.

Type:
Permanent
Start Date:
ASAP
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
JN -062024-6458321_1718984933
Job ID:
221879409

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