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Job Description

  • Job Reference:957786CR1_1540808520

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Manufacturing

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: Essex

  • Job Title: Strategic Procurement Manager - Engineering/Components

  • Job Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

This is a brand new opportunity working for a global business that manufactures a range of consumer and commercial technology for a wide variety of end users, which spans across a number of regions across EMEA.

You will be managing a mid-sized team to continuously evaluate current spend and suppliers, putting in strategic processes to benefit the business both financially and to for best supplier services. The function looks after all indirect services, as well as the entire manufacturing, parts, consumables and products that go towards what they produce. It’s an amazing chance to really make this function your own, drive the team in the direction you want and make sure the board backing this investment was the right decision.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Manage and mentor the team, making sure every member has direction and goals
* Implement strategies in certain spend areas to ensure future improvements
* Develop current and new relationships with suppliers
* Work with key internal stakeholders to ensure they receive continuous and efficient delivery
* Proactively approach the business with advice for improvements using experience and market knowledge
* Select all types and size of suppliers and negotiate the best prices for the business

Experience and requirements:

* Procurement experience with exposure to indirect and direct categories
* Experience in managing a team, improving a function and proven examples
* Be able to push back, advise and manage all levels of stakeholder within a business
* Knowledge in monitoring spend using ERP systems
* Examples of where you have analysed a large spend and compiled it into data
* Ideally degree or CIPS, but not essential

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