SITE PROCUREMENT MANAGER – INDIRECT & DIRECT SPEND

Recruiter
The Martin Veasey Partnership
Location
Cheshire
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SITE PROCUREMENT MANAGER – INDIRECT & DIRECT SPEND
“Excellent, site procurement lead opportunity for degree educated MCIPS procurement professional with experience of direct and indirect spend and capital/engineering projects”
£45 - 60000 (Dependent upon Experience) + Car/Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Derbyshire
Commutable from Derbyshire, Cheshire, Manchester, Staffordshire, Macclesfield, Chapel en le Frith, Leek, Stoke on Trent, Stockport, Buxton, Sheffield, Chesterfield, Matlock, Burton on Trent, Ashbourne, Belper, Rotherham, Dronfield, Worksop
This is an exciting career development opportunity for a degree educated and ambitious procurement professional seeking the next step on the ladder within a UK national environment.
Our client has an opportunity for a Site Procurement Manager to take the operational procurement lead for one of its most profitable engineering/production based business units. Successful applicants will be part or fully qualified MCIPS qualified and must have previous experience of capital projects/CAPEX procurement including MRO and Engineering gained within a high safety culture, manufacturing or processing organisation.
Reporting to Plant Operations Senior Executive level on a site basis, with strong links to the HO Procurement team and Senior BU Procurement Manager, you will lead and manage operational procurement activities. Providing a professional, efficient and effective service, you well add value through continually building and developing high performing sourcing and ordering activities. You will also deliver innovative stores processes to reduce working capital. You will manage a small team covering stores and materials control and analysis.
The Role:
* Procurement at best value with year on year cost reduction
* Ensuring availability of critical spares maintaining high plant availability
* Reducing working capital in stores including consignment stock deals
* Act as the primary interface between the site executive team and shared service procurement, to deliver sourcing initiatives, procurement operational effectiveness and value delivery
* Provide negotiation, commercial and contractual expertise to the business unit on all procurement matters to ensure minimal risk, compliance and cross functional best practice.
* Management of savings delivery and measurement including functional KPI’s and MI reporting to business unit executive team and HO.
* Manage vendor performance, drive compliance to negotiated agreements and deliver value through business unit specific sourcing projects in order to achieve tangible, validated cost savings in line with strategic objectives. This will include compliance to SHE & CSR standards and contractual obligations.
* Build relationships with vendors and stakeholders to drive value around the operational objectives of the business unit.
The Ideal Applicant:
* University degree educated
* Part or fully qualified CIPS
* Extensive experience in a procurement role covering both direct and indirect spend
* Experience ideally gained within a CAPEX, MRO and Engineering categories
* Experience in negotiating, establishing and managing contracts fully
* Effective people management experience ideally of stores, materials and stock control personnel
* Skilled and accurate in drafting tender documents and conditions
* Excellent stakeholder and supplier management skills
* Good judgement and analytical ability
* Ability to handle multiple tasks with awareness of deadlines
* Ability to develop and implement plans to compliment national strategies
* Knowledge of health, safety and environmental requirements, COSHH, waste management.
* Advanced IT skills including Excel and Powerpoint
* Understanding and application of lean tools in a procurement or similar context
Our client offers excellent development and the opportunity to make a real difference in a business that really values its people

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