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A fantastic opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join a leading aviation organisation based in Gloucester, with a salary up to £68,000 per annum. The Procurement Manager will report into the Head of Procurement and support on the procurement of small legacy aerospace parts, whilst managing a team of 3.

Candidates will have previous procurement experience from a manufacturing or FMCG background and be eager to develop themselves within their career.

Role Responsibilities of the Procurement Manager:

  • Supervise the day-to-day operations of the procurement team to achieve key results in support of the business and the company's external supply chain
  • Develop and execute procurement strategies and ensure their alignment with achievement of the company's key results
  • Develop, improve, and nurture strategic supplier relationships with key suppliers
  • Lead key supplier Business Review process, including supplier performance feedback metric review
  • Realign supplier delivery schedules to customer demand
  • Flex resource requirements to ensure day-to-day priorities are aligned with management expectations
  • Manage negotiations with suppliers on prices, contracts, and conditions
  • Ensure the implementation of and adherence to standard operating procedures to ensure superior levels of performance
  • Identify potential areas of process improvement, recommend solutions and drive improvement
  • Use and assist in maturation of monthly "Dashboard" of KPI's regarding supply base delivery performance, utilising this information as the basis of prioritizing Supply Chain performance improvement
  • Resolve supplier discrepancies (quantities, paperwork and other) by closely working with Operations/QA departments.
  • Continuously enhance the skills of team members by coaching, training, and/or mentoring activities
  • Maintain and disseminate knowledge and awareness of industry issues and trends

Experience required of the Procurement Manager:

  • 6+ years of relevant procurement experience, preferably in manufacturing
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, influence, and negotiate
  • MCIPS preferred


Up to £68,000 + bonus + pension.

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within procurement as a procurement manager, senior procurement manager, senior procurement officer, category manager, senior category manager or supply chain manager.