Group Procurement Manager

£40000 - £55000 per annum
24 Apr 2017
22 May 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Location:Doncaster, with extensive travel to Selm, Germany, during first year

Business: This Company is headquartered in Selm (Germany), which employs around 8,000 people at 180 locations across 19 countries. The UK operations have a market-leading presence in a wide range of sectors associated with the food chain. The Group's companies manufacture quality products for use in human and animal foodstuffs, agriculture, aquaculture, and industrial applications. The company has a UK annual turnover approaching £280 million and employs around 1,000 people at 23 sites across the country.

In order to support our Group Procurement Team, we are looking for a self-motivated, analytically-thinking person with strong negotiation skills to take up the newly created role of Procurement Manager.

The Position

- You will be responsible for various purchasing areas at a national and international level as well as the continuous independent search for new potential cost savings.
- Based on well-founded analysis of purchasing data, you will conduct independent negotiations with supplier key accounts for a variety of group-wide purchasing areas. These will include plant engineering, operating and auxiliary materials, fleet management as well as maintenance and repair services for production technology.
- You will be in constant communication with internal national and international managers, advising and implementing on new strategic supplier agreements.

The Person

- University Degree in Business, Economics or Industrial Engineering, preferably specialising in procurement.
- Proven conceptual and analytical skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with a confident manner and the ability to communicate at all levels.
- Highly motivated with the drive to identify and achieve savings.
- Strong assertiveness and professional negotiating skills.

Salary: Competitive Salary of £40,000 to £55,000 per annum, dependent upon experience plus an excellent benefits package

* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV's anticipated.