UK Purchasing Manager

Elevation Recruitment Group
04 Apr 2019
09 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are recruiting a UK Purchasing Manager for a c£95m t/o business.

This company, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the fabrication and manufactured products in the United Kingdom.

As the UK Purchasing Manager you will lead and drive the deployment of strategic cost saving initiatives to both direct and indirect goods and services. Integrating with stakeholders at all levels across the subsidiaries and site supply chain teams.

*Define and improve sourcing strategies at business or plant level for indirect and direct goods
*Negotiate the best commercial and technical package for procurement requirements
*Work with allocated key suppliers to improve contractual agreements
*Work with allocated key suppliers on quality statistics to target levels
*Communicate across group and site MD's change management initiatives
*Present to senior leaders in specific purchasing space and on cross functional teams on how purchasing contributes to overall strategy
*Assist in the continuous development of the Procurement function towards best practice
*Identify and deliver value-adding opportunities from the supply chain
*Manage industry standards of compliance, ensuring and improving capabilities to comply with external and internal standards and regulations
What we're looking for:
*Experience in Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Strategy Development
*Sourcing Experience
*Excellent interpersonal skills - both written and verbal
*Preferred experience in a multi-disciplined and national company.
*Experience in supply chain/value chain design
*MBA/Post-Grad degree
*Experience working within engineering, manufacturing other relative environment


£50,000, car / car allowance, pension, holiday, bonus, phc

The role will be required to travel to multiple sites across the UK.
It is commutable from Leeds, Huddersfield, Bradford, Halifax, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud, Bristol, Worcester, Hereford

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group on or

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