Procurement Manager

Manchester Permanent £65,000 - £70,000 per year
  • Join a stable, well managed global chemical manufacturer
  • Have complete autonomy to deliver a procurement strategy across Europe

About Our Client

Our client is a leading player in the chemical sector, with a track record for innovation. The company prides itself on producing high-quality products and has a strong focus on sustainable practices. The Manchester facility will be the home site, however, the business has locations across Europe.

Job Description

As the Procurement Manager you will,

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies to support stakeholders across a multi-site operation
  • Manage supplier relationships and negotiate contracts to minimise risk, introduce secondary sources (where required), and maintain continuity of supply
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities within the supply chain utilising both internal and supplier knowledge
  • Work closely with other functions to optimise procurement processes, and ensure value delivery
  • Report on procurement performance metrics to raise the profile of the function, and demonstrate the value of the team

The Successful Applicant

A successful Procurement Manager should have:

  • A track record of supporting a busy, European, multi-site manufacturing operation with raw materials (chemicals)
  • Working knowing on the global chemical supply base
  • Proven in the management and engagement of a team
  • Able to build relationship across operations, supply chain, and commercial functions to ensure procurement is involved and adding value from concept to delivery

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary, circa £65,000
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Flexible working patterns
  • A positive culture that values teamwork and innovation
  • The opportunity to work in a fast-paced chemical environment in Manchester
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development

If you're a motivated professional looking for a challenging role in procurement, we would love to hear from you. Apply today to join the team in Manchester.

Jonathan Weller
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0388

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Jonathan Weller
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0388
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