Procurement Operations Manager

Gap Technical
£50000 - £55000/annum
14 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Operations Manager


£50,000 - £55,000 ( packaging including bonus and car allowance)

Performance Objectives

* Responsible for the relevant Plant Procurement Operations function
* Leads Business Unit Strategic Buyers
* Works in close conjunction and alignment with Business Unit Procurement Engineers
* Shares savings targets with Category Management, Technical/Procurement Engineering, on Plant-specific spends i.e. Performance areas: Cost Savings (SRT), Supplier performance, challenging of material & service specifications (demand management), procurement organizational efficiency
* Monitors and controls BU plant financial target achievements and initiates counter measures if necessary
* Communicates supplier issues to Business Unit Procurement Operations Director and Category Management
* Participate in supplier meetings jointly with Category Lead if relevant for the Plant
* Supports Plant Operations - acts as key point liaison to the broader procurement organization
* Attends Plant Meeting(s) and acts as business partner to guide location on procurement initiative and responds to the needs of the plant
* Drives Spend Reduction Targets (SRT) at the plant and helps to lead the savings initiatives at assigned location by working with plant leadership and individuals that are accountable or supportive to cost reduction initiatives.
* Drives accountability of supplier performance at the location and supports the plants compliance and audits/database activity relative to procurement

Person Specification

* Minimum of 5 years of previous work experience in purchasing management or related manufacturing experience
* Proven leadership in purchasing management or related manufacturing experience
* 4-year degree in Business Administration/Economics/Supply Chain or other Technical/Engineering related field
* Ability to work in a collaborative and matrix team based organization
* Technical and analytical skills required
* Decision-making and project management skills required
* Communication and negotiation skills preferred
* Financial awareness preferred
* Customer-oriented
* Leadership and Development of others


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Closing Date: 12/05/2018

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