Senior Sourcing Manager

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    General engineering & manufacturing

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    £23 - 29 per hour + 6-12 month contract PAYE

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    Jade Whitmore

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    about 1 month ago

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6-12 month contract INSIDE IR35 PAYE paying up £23- £29 per hour depending upon experience

Title:                                                     Senior Sourcing Manager – Services


Contract Position based at:         Bourneville

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Sourcing Manager to work for a leading food company in Bourneville.

Position Description:

Responsible for sourcing and purchasing the best quality equipment, goods and services at the most competitive prices.

Conduct research to source the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality.

Run tenders, evaluate bids and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors.

Negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided.

Develop strategies to make sure that cost savings and supplier performance targets are met - or exceeded.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Commercial and financial awareness.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external teams.
  • Numeracy skills in order to analyse facts and figures
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • The ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight deadlines
  • Strong project management skills
  • The ability to solve problems and make decisions, as well as to think strategically and laterally
  • Time management skills and the ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Resilience.

Education Preferred:

Appropriate University Bachelor's Degree in a business administration, Economics or quantitative discipline (e.g., engineering, statistics, maths, analytics, finance). 

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about this Senior Sourcing Manager role please contact Jade Whitmore on 01384 446133 or email

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.

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