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Procurement Manager Production Material

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Procurement Manager Production Material

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorAutomotive & Transport Systems, Manufacturing
Salary£45,000 to £55,000 per annum
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 January 2019

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Discuss and negotiate commercial conditions, contracts, problem solving, review performance, maintain and manage supplier relationship.

Client Details

My client is a young company, already leading chemical company with sales today of around $60 billion.


• Manage all procurement activities related to the production material categories powertrain, chassis and E/E

• Identify and source the components and systems with the best technical and commercial fit to the vehicle and operations requirements

• Sourcing decisions are always based on cross functional alignment between engineering, manufacturing, quality and procurement

• Negotiate with suppliers to secure best balanced commercial terms considering technical feasibility, volume demands, quality and manufacturing requirements

• Fulfil all relevant project targets regarding material and tooling cost as well as timeline

• Constant observation of the global supply market regarding changes that affects our business

• Develop and align in a cross-functional manner category strategies considering global supply market developments as well as internal requirements

• Establish and run a risk management system covering project phase as well as serial production

• Develop and align methods and tools with finance to manage raw material fluctuations

• Support the Senior Manager in developing and delivering the transition strategy for procurement from project to operation

• Help drive and deliver all procurement activities of the project phase utilising own and contracting labour

• Lead, support and develop the relevant procurement team through coaching, fostering strong communication and transparent guidance

• Work closely with the Engineering, Sales and Operations to agree future demand plans, materials and equipment

  • Proven experience of at least 3 years in professional procurement environment.
  • Previous knowledge and experience within bidding, is highly desirable.
  • Relevant and transferable knowledge within defence and/or technology industries
  • Degree educated (ideally studying CIPS too)
  • Self-starter and driven the succeed.
  • Excellent commercial & business acumen
  • Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally

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