Purchasing Manager

Witney Permanent £36,000 - £44,000 per year
  • Procurement Operations Manager
  • Based near Oxford. Manufacturing and Industrial experience preferable

About Our Client

Our client is a global leader in the Manufacturing industry with a significant presence in Oxford.

Job Description

  • Overseeing procurement/Purchasing Operational activities Including Supply Chain management Operations.
  • Developing and executing effective purchasing strategies.
  • Managing relationships and negotiations with key suppliers.
  • Identifying opportunities for cost savings in the procurement process.
  • Ensuring compliance with procurement policies and procedures.
  • Conducting market research to keep abreast of trends in the Life Science industry.
  • Managing and developing the procurement team.
  • Collaborating with other departments to ensure business objectives are met.
  • The role is a Purchasing Ops Manager. it is quite an operational procurement and systems biased role covering all elements of site procurement for this large manufacturing organisation

The Successful Applicant

A successful Purchasing Manager should have:

  • An academic background in Business, Supply Chain Management or related fields.
  • Experience in procurement and supply chain management in the Life Science industry.
  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • Knowledge of procurement software and tools.
  • Leadership skills with the ability to develop and manage a team.
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills.

Skill set

  • Purchasing Operations/P2P
  • Contract management
  • Procurement Administration
  • Procurement Process and Systems Management

What's on Offer

  • An estimated salary range between £36,000 and £44,000, depending on skills and experience.
  • An attractive bonus scheme.
  • Opportunity to work in a leading company in the Manufacturing industry.
  • Excellent company culture with a focus on employee development.
  • A supportive environment that values teamwork and collaboration.

We encourage qualified candidates who are passionate about enhancing lives through the Life Science industry to apply. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly professional team in Oxford and develop your career in procurement and supply chain management.

Jacob Douglass
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Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Indirect Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Jacob Douglass
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