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Procurement Manager

Full Time
Job Sector:
Neath Port Talbot, Swansea
Salary description:
£35000 - £45000 per annum + 11% bonus + 7% pension
Start Date:
Sigma Recruitment Ltd
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Opportunity to join a dynamic business which achieves year on year double digit growth! The business has recently commissioned a multi-million-pound investment, which has increased manufacturing capacity by 30%. The company is part of a global industrial group with advanced products and a world-leading market position. The Group has c47,000 employees and representation in 130 countries, with annual sales of c£8 billion. With companies located all over the world, the operation in Neath, South Wales is well-established and continues to enjoy strong demand for its products.

As the procurement manager/purchasing manager, you will take the lead in all purchasing and procurement activities. Managing both direct and indirect purchasing, and overseeing supply chain management on a strategic and operational level. You will work cross-functionally to deliver value, cost savings and improved performance employing an analytical and commercially minded approach. Responsibilities will include: -

* Taking an active role in the group's strategic indirect procurement team, working with the companies' procurement experts across the globe.
* Negotiating on price, terms of business and lead times, to optimise the performance and continuity of supply.
* Participating in procurement project teams both nationally and internationally.
* Strategic sourcing for both direct and indirect purchasing categories.
* Taking the leading on, supplier relations, vendor selection and contract management.
* Chairing supplier review meetings and leading the supplier performance management process.
* Applying a continuous improvement mindset to the purchasing/procurement department.

To be successful as the procurement manager/purchasing manager, you will need, the following skills and experience: -

* Experience in a senior purchasing/procurement role with experience of strategic sourcing, vendor management and demand management.
* Experience of purchasing/procurement within a manufacturing or engineering business.
* A proven track record of successful supplier negotiations.
* Ideally be educated to degree level, with a CIPS qualification.

In return, the procurement manager/purchasing manager will receive a salary of £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience + bonus of up to 11% + 7% pension + 28 holidays plus the eight bank holidays.

NOTE you will need to speak with a consultant BEFORE we can progress your application. By applying for this position, you consent to Sigma Recruitment Ltd contacting you regarding job opportunities and storing a copy of your CV on our database.

Company Description

Sigma Recruitment - South Wales Recruitment Specialists.

Sigma Recruitment Ltd are ‘South Wales Recruitment Specialists' based in Cardiff. We offer a full range of permanent recruitment solutions to many of South Wales' leading manufacturing and technical organisations.

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