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    £45000 - £55000 per annum

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A brilliant opportunity for a confident and proactive Procurement Lead to join the procurement and supply chain team within an industry-leading manufacturing business. This role is offered at a salary of up to £55,000 and is based in Worcester.

Successful candidates will have previous experience within purchasing or procurement as a Senior Buyer or Procurement Manager of direct materials in a manufacturing environment. This is an operational, hands-on procurement role with people leadership of a small team of Buyers.

Role responsibilities of the Procurement Lead:

  • Developing and maintaining effective supplier relationships
  • Monitoring and managing supplier performance
  • Developing and implementing procurement strategy
  • Analysing trends in data to ensure production and orders run smoothly
  • Managing a small team of Buyers and mentoring as they develop their careers

Personal specification of the Procurement Lead:

  • An experienced procurement professional with great knowledge of procurement within a manufacturing environment
  • Great problem-solving and data analysis skills
  • Leads by example and enjoys hands-on procurement
  • An organised individual who is able to manage strategic and operational elements of procurement
  • Confident with leading or mentoring more junior colleagues in any capacity

This position will be suited to you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a: Senior Buyer, Lead Buyer, Purchasing Lead, Procurement Lead, Category Manager, Procurement Team Leader, Procurement Supervisor or Procurement Manager.

If this role could be of interest and you meet the above specification, I would love to hear from you so please apply or reach out with any questions.