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Job Title

Procurement Specialist

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Town/CityKingston Upon Hull
LocationsHumberside & East Yorks, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 February 2018

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My client is looking for a buyer to develop and drive best total cost supply chain.

Client Details

My client is a market leading within the manufacturing space. They are going through rapid growth and look to expand their procurement team.


  • Work with current supply chain partners to deliver appropriate commercial agreements for the supply of products into Willerby, managing all communications regarding costing, delivery and specifications
  • Seek best cost purchase based on ‘Total Cost of Acquisition’ principals
  • Control and develop supplier relations
  • Liaise with Technical and Design Teams in terms of NPD
  • Measure and maintain NPD Procurement activities
  • Identify risks to NPD project execution – manage project dependencies and critical path activities
  • Integrate and work closely with SQA engineers assisting in the completion of the SIR process
  • Manage the distribution of relevant specification documents into the Supply chain
  • Reducing costs year on year to achieve pre-determined KPIs
  • Assist relevant parties in the resolution of supply chain problems
  • Work with internal key stakeholders to bring about improvements in supply chain
  • Negotiate supply agreements in relation to specific commodities
  • Responsibility for implementing supply chain strategy


  • Minimum Degree standard
  • CIPS qualified
  • Experience within a Manufacturing / Engineering environment
  • Experience in a Procurement role, ideally in a senior position
  • Experience with lean techniques
  • Ability to undertake effective supplier audits and reviews
  • Organisational awareness and the ability to influence senior executives
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • Demonstrable influencing and negotiating skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Commitment to working as part of a team
  • Good level of IT skills and experience of MRP systems and processes
  • Effective planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to achieve pre-set KPI targets

Job Offer

£40,000 - £45,000

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