Procurement Manager

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  • Sector:

    Automation & controls, General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Neil Cayley

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  • Contact phone:

    01384 446114

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Procurement Manager - Oxfordshire - Excellent Salary & Benefits

A Procurement Manager is required with a background operating within the automation sector. Candidates looking for their next step would also be well received.

Due to the continued success of this company, a world leader in intelligent automated solutions based in the Oxfordshire area requires a motivated and driven Procurement Manager

As the Procurement Manager you will be required to:

  • Responsible for the results of local procurement strategies within the subsidiaries, in accordance with the Lead Buyer
  • To ensure the supply and a sustainable risk management, in accordance with the Lead Buyer
  • Responsible for technical clarification in collaboration with Engineering and Planning Department
  • To establish Supplier Relationship Management and ensure Supplier development (cost, quality, innovation, risk management)
  • Analysis of the supplier market and sourcing activities
  • To execute supplier enquiries and price comparisons (RFI, RFQ)
  • Select and qualify new suppliers with support from Global Procurement & Sourcing, responsible for local supplier ratings and supplier development
  • To be responsible for communication to current suppliers and local representatives of the suppliers
  • Standardisation of terms, conditions and contracts with suppliers
  • Preparation and execution of negotiations (Contract Management)
  • Purchase Order Processing incl. contracts and order confirmation
  • Collaboration and support in tracking of deliveries and current project progress
  • Claim management - to negotiate claims with suppliers

The Procurement Manager should have the following skills or experience:

  • Experience in the field of Procurement
  • Commercial and technical knowledge and education
  • Legal awareness regarding capital contracts and working knowledge of MF1, NEC and FIDIC contracts
  • Advanced organisational skills
  • Ability to act based on facts and to make decisions even in unstructured and uncertain situations
  • Positive, constructive and self-confident
  • Ability to analyse failures and problems and to develop possible solutions
  • Experience with ISO accreditation (9001, 14001) would be an advantage

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are a procurement professional and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Procurement Manager role, please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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