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Purchasing Manager

  • Location: Warwick
  • Salary: £40.29 - 40.29 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Purchasing and procurement
  • Contact: Ellie Ebbage
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Expiry Date: 21 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 61410

Purchasing Manager - Battery Cell Raw Materials – 37855

Pay Rate: up to £40.29/hr Ltd (PAYE option available)

Division: Purchasing

Contract Position based at: Warwick University

Position Description:

Purchasing Manager - Battery Cell Raw Materials

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience of direct material purchasing strategy (minimum 5 years) of significant spend and complexity, ideally within automotive or similar. Alternatively equivalent experience in chemical and/or metals industry will be considered
  • Experience of managing team of strategic buyers (min 2 years)
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • Results driven, has tenacity, drive and perseverance, leading the team to deliver strategic plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • Ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning, to lead and create high quality Purchasing strategies
  • An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs
  • Able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
  • An excellent communicator who can communicate complex ideas to key stakeholders to influence cross functional alignment
  • An effective team leader, who actively develops and supports team members
  • Drives compliance to standard policies and procedures

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience of working in a global, multi-cultural environment
  • Experience of leading a team in a matrix organisation structure
  • Experience of battery technical content and battery industry would be highly advantageous
  • Experience of metal commodity markets would be advantageous

Education Required:

Degree qualified or equivalent experience

Additional Information


For further information, please send your interest and CV to –

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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.