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Job Title

Procurement Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorEngineering, Engineering - Other
Salary£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted29 August 2018

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This role would suit a buyer looking to take a step who wants a step up to Procurement Manager. Engineering/Manufacturing experience would be useful.

Client Details

Engineering/Manufacturing business that have just started their journey developing product for the future.


  • Relentlessly identify and implement cost savings opportunities
  • Undertake strategic sourcing activities utilizing established business tools and templates
  • Support the development and communication of a sourcing strategy to shape purchasing decisions
  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Act as the planning function and support other colleagues, communicating any supply problems which may impact on business operations
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant colleagues on purchasing processes and new projects and activities
  • Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organization
  • Monitor market trends and competitor strategies
  • Provide analysis on costs, new and existing, and review cost reduction activities
  • Track and review commodity movements and make recommendations as to how this could influence product design
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required
  • Work closely with others and review opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Develop and manage the contractual relationships with key suppliers to manage business risk


  • CIPS membership preferred

  • Proven experience as a buyer with a fast-paced manufacturing environment

  • Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
  • Must have Experience in MRP (Manufacturing resource planning) and or ERP (Enterprise resource planning)
  • Excellent knowledge of purchasing tools and techniques
  • Good with statistics
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Can handle ambiguity

Job Offer

competitive salary and package

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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