Lisa Osborne

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Degree and CIPS qualified with more than 20 years’ experience, Lisa possesses an in-depth knowledge and understanding of purchasing and supply chain management across a broad range of industrial sectors.

Lisa specialises in the sourcing and placement of procurement and supply chain professionals to the automotive, motorsport, off highway and truck & bus sectors, providing permanent, contract and interim resourcing solutions across the UK and Europe.

An established recruitment professional, she has developed a network of clients and candidates, enabling her to identify the best talent and assist candidates seeking new opportunities or career development. Lisa works on a variety of vacancies from buyers right through to Supply Chain/Senior Purchasing Managers.

Lisa is passionate about the procurement and supply chain industry, taking great pride in delivering effective recruitment solutions and an exceptional service – contributing to Jonathan Lee Recruitment’s premium market position. She adopts a partnership approach; understanding her client’s requirements to develop long-lasting relationships and implement strategic and volume recruitment campaigns.

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Senior Indirect Buyer

Senior Indirect Buyer FMCG Oxfordshire £45,000 to £55,000 + benefits We are delighted to continue our partnership with one of the fastest growing FMCG businesses in Europe, employing over 10,000 people, in more than 50 factories producing close to 2million tonnes of product per year across the globe. It has never been a better time to join, with a strong business acquisition programme ongoing, a forward order book that is at breaking point and a brand that has gone from strength to strength, time has come to invest in their capabilities here in the UK. To maintain the speed of growth they have seen over the last 2 years, a significant CAPEX programme is due to be undertaken in the next 5 years. To support this growth, we are now looking for a Senior Indirect Buyer. As Senior Indirect Buyer, you will be accountable for spend categories including; Technical Facility management IT Telecoms Marketing Car Fleet Consulting All other NPR commodities The Senior Indirect Buyer will be able to work cross functionally, sourcing and implementing spend strategies with the Western Europe Procurement Manager. With a planned OPEX spend uplift of 30% YoY, we are looking for an experienced Buyer to join the business during a period of rapid growth. You will be responsible for the UK Indirect spend as well as managing one other Buyer across the spend categories Manage relationships with suppliers Develop bid packages and administer the RFP/RFQ/RFI Operationally manage all spend Drive continuous improvements (cost and service) of assigned sourcing categories We are seeking an Indirect Buyer who offers the following skills or experience: Minimum 5 years Indirect Buying experience within a manufacturing environment Experience managing large CAPEX projects Must be proficient in MS Office with strong analytical skills Must have demonstrable savings Excellent communications skills, written and verbal, at all levels Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are an experienced Indirect Buyer, have strong project management experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Indirect Buyer role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

Permanent / Banbury, Oxfordshire

Purchasing Manager

Procurement Manager Coventry, Warwickshire Salary: c.£60,000 per annum An experienced Purchasing Manager is required for progressive vehicle manufacturer. At an exciting stage of this organisation's development and growth, as Purchasing Manager you will join a small senior management team. You will oversee day-to-day purchasing activities and develop a cost effective supply chain. As Purchasing Manager you will grow and develop a team, responsible for the procurement of a variety of electrical and mechanical components and systems. You will maintain and develop supplier relationships, negotiate and source both domestic and global suppliers. Manage and plan forecast inventory levels, manage Purchase Orders, working cross-functionally to identify cost saving opportunities. This is a challenging Purchasing Management role, taking full responsibility for procurement. Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will be working as a small-close knit senior management team. Your responsibilities will include: Negotiation and procurement of finished components, systems and materials. Interface between suppliers Dynamic, data driven, numerate and prepared to do what it takes to get the job done. Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation, able to create understanding and influence the people you work with at all levels This is a challenging high-profile role and you will take full responsibility for procurement. Reporting directly to the Managing Director you will work as part of a small close-knit senior management team that are "doers", that make things happen and get involved. This team and the work force are fully committed to delivering and developing a world class leading assembly operation. Looking for a new career challenge? Please forward your latest CV or call Lisa directly on 01384 446162 for further details.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Procurement Manager - Automotive

Procurement Manager Salary c. £60,000 + attractive benefits package Automotive - Powertrain Hullavington, Wiltshire Are you a talented senior procurement professional looking to take your purchasing career in a new and exciting direction? We are looking to recruit a Senior Procurement Manager with a proven track record of working within the automotive industry. We want to speak to procurement professionals who are seeking a new challenge within procurement and wish to utilise their automotive background and experience. Thisis an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team bringing an innovative new product to the Automotive OEM market. The Company Having increased its UK footprint tenfold, with a £2.5 billion investment in a futuristic work environment our client is located in one of the most charming and picturesque areas of Wiltshire. Away from the traditional hub of the UK automotive industry, this location assists this infamous British brand protect its innovations and promote creativity. The Role Lead the Procurement activities for Powertrain and represent UK Procurement in cross functional team meetings for new and existing projects. Drive and manage Category costs. Develop Category Sourcing Plans for each project, identifying High-risk and High-impact parts and ensuring all necessary Category Procurement activities are complete. Work with engineers and suppliers to create detailed specifications, and identify VA/VE and DFM opportunities - and ensure they are adopted and benefits realised. Support cross functional long-term Procurement strategy for designated categories and related components, obtaining buy in from key stakeholders within the business. Initiate negotiations and take the lead in closing price agreements to meet KPIs in cooperation with the Category team. Identify risk, minimise exposure and work closely with internal stakeholders to define and implement mitigating actions. Contract negotiation and new vendor identification, introduction and management. The Person We are seeking an ambitious, automotive industry experienced procurement professional who offers substantial experience in Procurement Category Management. Experience in Electrical Motors and Powertrain or EV battery technology is desirable. Clearly demonstrates understanding of technical engineering relevant to the Automotive industry. Strong commercial background within a High-Tech manufacturing, engineering or technology business. Proven negotiator with abilities in influencing people at all levels of an organisation. Good manufacturing and quality knowledge with a process orientation to govern cost and supplier selection. Experience in product costing and/or costed Bill of Materials and identification of product cost drivers. Strong problem solving and analytical skills: to be able to assess problems thoroughly and drive logical conclusions. We are proud to be supporting one of Britain's true success stories - an institute of innovation and development of ground breaking technologies. With the ability to bring technologies together in one exciting product. In return for your procurement experience, you will receive an attractive salary + benefits package + relocation. Plus the opportunity to work within a vibrant culture - interested? Please forward your CV or contact me directly for further details on 01384 446162.

Permanent / Wiltshire, England

Senior Procurement Coordinator

Global Procurement and Supply Chain Development Controller Automotive OEM Salary c. £40,000 + per annum + attractive benefits Based Coventry, Warwickshire With a record 2018, and ambitious plans to continue its growth well into the next decade this iconic British luxury Automotive brand is seeking a talented Procurement / Analyst to work within the global Procurement and Supply Chain Development team. Responsible for defining and developing the controls, measures and reports to ensure that the Procurement team deliver strategic objectives. An exciting procurement role controlling all major elements of Procurement's targets, ensuring that robust controls and measures are in place. You will also take the lead in presenting strategic overviews, influencing the Procurement teams' sourcing strategies. The Role: Analyse detailed / complex data and translate into meaningful summaries. Develop and maintain key Procurement KPI's, across all Procurement functions and ensure these support the organisations overall performance. Ensure that Procurement is fully mobilised with regards to required deliverables. Liaise closely with Finance, to ensure targets and results are aligned to corporate level. Ensure Global Procurement & Supply Chain Development team in defining and implementing strategy plans across the whole of Procurement and other functions. Provide Procurement / Commercial input into cross functional teams that effectively contributes to the organisation's goals. With the Global Procurement & Supply Chain Development Manager, implement clear and transparent processes, to ensure all Departments follow a standard approach. Provide Procurement / Commercial analysis into cross-functional teams that effectively contributes to the organisation's goals by applying a confident approach to teamwork. Build relationships with key stakeholders and hold reviews to discuss latest status and progress in meeting the organisational targets. Promote good supplier relationships, through supporting the development of a Supplier scorecard and eventually, the development of a Supplier awards system. Qualifications & Experience: Ideally educated to Degree level, preferably in line with the role requirements. Previous Procurement / Finance / Analyst experience is ESSENTIAL Understanding of the strategic role of the Procurement function and ability to work at this level. Demonstrable ability to prioritise tasks and have effective time management and analytical skills. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Microsoft Office & specifically Advanced Excel/ PowerPoint skills ESSENTIAL Post holder should hold a full driving licence and be prepared to travel where their specific work responsibilities require. Are you confident in your own abilities, innovative in your approach with a proven track record of taking on a high level, strategic procurement role? Are you looking for a strategic role, with an opportunity of influencing a global and expanding procurement team? Are you able to develop procurement strategies, together with the controls and measures to build and develop a road map for a growing and dynamic organisation? If so, in return for your excellent strategic procurement and analytical skills, you will not only be offered the opportunity to join one of the world's most respected and fastest growing luxury automotive brands but will gain the following benefits: Salary Circa: £40,000 Discount on our privilege lease scheme. Contributory pension scheme. 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays. Private Health Insurance / Private Dental Plan A wide range of discounts with associated partners. If you have the relevant experience and are looking for your next career move or simply seeking a new challenge, then apply directly or contact Lisa directly on 01384 446162.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands
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