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Procurement Manager/Buyer - Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom,

Procurement Manager/Buyer
North Gloucestershire
Up to 40k DOE + Bonus + Benefits

We are delighted to be partnering with a Global client based in North Gloucestershire who are currently looking for an experienced Procurement Manager/Buyer to input processes and achieve real cost reductions in all elements of the business. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to make a real difference in a fast-growing, forward thinking company!

You will be required to implement and develop strategies to ensure the continuous supply of all capital equipment purchases (in excess of £1m p.a.), cross hire from other sector businesses, input freelance labour costs and all the other myriad of variable costs that go into the production of global projects.

The Role

  • Supporting the MD to define the strategy for variable costs and vendors ensuring best quality and lowest cost
  • Negotiate and implement contractual and commercial arrangements with selected vendors
  • Identifying opportunities to improve all aspects of supplier performance and to drive cost out of the supply chain, including working closely with the current experienced management team
  • Participating in continuous improvement activities
  • Support market research including low cost opportunities, bench-marking of the supply chain and new technology
  • Identify opportunities that focus on cost reductions, improvement of efficiency and risk mitigation
  • Establish effective relationships with suppliers
  • Maintaining standard costs, lead times and supplier price agreements with regular suppliers
  • Vocalise and educate all other business units on the procurement function, best practice, and ongoing process improvement initiatives
  • Work on ROI information on making capital expenditure decisions

The Candidate

  • This person may be partially CIPS qualified or equivalent - not essential
  • An effective communicator and negotiator at all levels both internally and externally
  • Use initiative, fact find and communicate effectively
  • Extensive experience working within a similar role

If this position is of interest to you then please contact Kerri at i2i Recruitment today for IMMEDIATE consideration.

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