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Procurement Manager

Blandford Forum, UK
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5 Feb 2021

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Procurement Manager - Dorset - Competitive Salary

A well-established, growing engineering organisation is seeking to employ a Procurement Manager to take ownership of their purchasing and supplier development operations within their Dorset based facility.

The successful Procurement Manager will be responsible for leading, coaching and developing a small team of Buyers / Planners and Strategic Sourcers to implement best practice in order to focus on the development and efficient utilisation of a strong supplier base, as well as taking ownership of annual spend, material planning and procurement for all company products manufactured within the UK.

Other responsibilities include; supplier negotiation, implementing process and systems to the existing team, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations and legislation and that all purchased components meet quality requirements and that supply chain procedures are maintained in a current and controlled status; creating and implementing an optimum manufacturing and inventory management strategy to maximise revenue opportunities whilst minimising inventory risk and, driving suppliers to maximise existing supply chain operations and activities.

In order to be considered for this opportunity, candidates must have proven Procurement management experience within an engineering / manufacturing environment and be adept leading, coaching and developing small teams. In addition to this candidates must have demonstrable experience in supplier negotiation. Holding a formal qualification i.e. Degree/CIPS/MCIPS is also essential. Prior experience of implementing, maintaining and improving an ERP system would be advantageous as would a proven ability to develop and maximise the efficiency and value of an existing supply chain.

This role is based in Dorset and is commutable from Ringwood, Bournemouth, Poole, Blandford Forum, Weymouth, Yeovil, Salisbury, Warminster and other areas within Dorset, Hampshire, Somerset and the South West.

Please contact Tom on (phone number removed) or at

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