Procurement Manager

Salary: £38-45K
Location: Swindon
Procurement Manager
Leading International Manufacturer £Competitive Dep on exp
Develop category plans for both direct and in-direct purchase spend product groups.
Identify Procurement risks and create & implement plans to mitigate.
Negotiate cost savings/ cost avoidance within direct & indirect spend product groups.
Co-ordinate & deliver agreed supplier based value engineering projects.
Procurement Manager will negotiate supply chain initiatives that improve our investment in working capital.
Develop & communicate a reporting process to manage trends in commodity pricing & exchange rates.
Develop and agree a Supplier Agreement with target suppliers & create a vendor assessment process.
Create a supplier database and expand this with suitable potential supplier alternatives.
Co-ordinate & support technically driven initiatives that will deliver enhanced commercial value.
Interact with and support Group Procurement activities as required.
The Procurement Manager must be an experienced procurement professional, with strong people skills . CIPS qualifications would be advantageous.
 You will have been developed your experience within a manufacturing environment and had exposure to the purchasing of commodity materials (steel, copper, aluminium etc). You must be able to demonstrable a track record of success
Travel to work from Bristol, Gloucester, Swindon, Slough, Reading Apply now

Contact: Jason Hughes

Tel: 02920 660 214
Fax: 02920 660 187
Sophia House, 28 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9LJ