Procurement Manager

Recruiter
Pod Talent
Location
Reading
Salary
£40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Pod Talent have partnered with a well-established family run construction business to search for a Procurement Manager to assist in growing the business by identfying opportunities for growth and reduce costing where appropriate. They are looking for someone experienced in the Automotive or Construction sector who has previously managed Direct category spends.

Reporting to the Operations Director, you will manage and maintain the Supply Chain whilst also buying well in key areas of spend and where applicable will find strategic ways to reduce costs. This role requires international sourcing so experience in this area will make you a strong candidate.

This company is looking for someone to bring a pragmatic approach to this role, and to understand that you will be working in a fast paced environment. Within this organisation there is very little red tape and they are eager for you to bring ideas to the table when opportunities can be taken advantage of.

To be suitable for the role you will need to possess the following:

* Strong experience in either Construction or Automotive procurement
* Experience within Direct Sourcing on an international scale
* Experience is negotiations and in turn possessing skills in supplier relationship management
* A preference is for someone with an engineering background who has a qualification or understanding of contract law

If you wish to discuss this further please contact Ross Harrison at Pod Talent.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.