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Procurement Team Leader

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  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Melksham
  • Date posted:
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000

Procurement Team Leader

Full Time & Permanent

Office Based


Up to £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits!

Do you have a minimum of 5 years buying experience within a Manufacturing or Engineering type business?

Are you a collaborative leader?

Do you enjoy the challenge of implementing continuous improvements?

Our client is a dynamic and industry leading business who are now looking for an enthusiastic procurement leader to join their friendly team.

This is a great opportunity for a driven individual who enjoys building relationships with both clients and suppliers whilst also helping to develop their small team.

Duties will include;-

  • Deliver and execute defined purchasing operations in line with the purchasing strategies and guidelines.
  • Manage a team to release timely purchase orders, registration of order acknowledgements, expediting, clarification of invoice differences in SAP.
  • Ensure the integrity and maintenance of SAP data.
  • Establish and maintain relationships and point of escalation with suppliers and key stakeholders to achieve a high standard of delivery performance, settling any questionable deliveries, with the appropriate internal department.
  • High focus on group KPI delivery including cost reduction, inventory and turn rate, delivers updates and actions to Head of Purchasing in achieving agreed forecast goals.
  • Interact with Buyers and Head of Purchasing/ Stakeholders in announcing increases/ decreases/ scheduling alignments or changes to the production requirements and assesses impact to supplier manufacturing.
  • Monitor the quality, quantity and other agreed contract conditions for the goods provided.

Candidate Specification;-

  • HNC/HND in Engineering or a professional qualification like CIPS Level 4.
  • Minimum of 5 years buying experience and 2 years people management.
  • Knowledge of SAP or MRP.
  • Previous experience within an Engineering or Manufacturing environment.
  • Track record of implementing change and continuous improvement.
  • Flexibility to travel.
  • Support and develop team members.

CMD Recruitment would like to thank you if you apply for the above role. We do try to come back to all applications. However, if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days, then please assume you have not been successful at this time.

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