Procurement Manager

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    Automation & controls, General engineering & manufacturing

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    Market related

  • Contact:

    Dan Plimmer

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    01384 446 174

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  • Published:

    9 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 Dan Plimmer ,

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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