Purchasing Manager - Automotive

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Supervise a team of Buyers and to provide support for Senior Purchasing Manager, deputising in their absence and covering all aspects of Purchasing and Man-Management skills and duties. To proactively drive the team to deliver against Scorecard objectives and business priorities

Client Details

One of the most iconic British brands.


  • Supervise and support buyers in their day to day activity and delivery of objectives
  • Represent the section at cross functional meetings
  • Develop and execute robust procurement strategies aligned with current and future business requirements
  • Work closely with the Procurement Development team to ensure compliance with departmental procedures and take an active role in continuously improving procedures
  • Deputise for Purchasing Management, to include the day to day running of the Purchasing team
  • Prepare and present Purchasing status and metrics to business management team
  • Provide support for individual and team development, including induction training and skill's gap analysis ensuring section training plan is effective
  • Procurement and negotiation responsibility for teams objectives
  • Working with a cross functional team to establish and set programme financial targets


  • MCIPS or working towards
  • Proven track record of leading/managing a team
  • Extensive Purchasing background within a Manufacturing environment

Job Offer

Salary will be discussed with interested candidates and is complemented with a good looking benefits package.