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Procurement Manager

  • Location: Preston
  • Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Car Allowance, Pension, Holidays
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

Facilities and Construction Procurement Manager – Construction – North Lancs – Up to £45,000-£50,000 – 07980 006 436

Well established Facilities Management and Construction business, they are set up to help deliver a growing pipeline of new build projects across the UK. Their experts offer the knowledge and experience needed to meet the increasing market demand for high quality industrial and commercial space, they specialise in large-scale, mixed-use developments

You will be responsible for overseeing company sourcing capabilities and managing all operational aspects of the supply chain. Your responsibilities include developing purchasing strategies, maintaining positive relationships with suppliers, coordinating with internal teams regarding their supply needs, and overseeing daily purchasing activities. As the Purchasing Manager, you are responsible for the sourcing, negotiating, and purchasing of equipment, goods, and services to meet the companys operational requirements.

• The successful Procurement Manager will need a hands-on approach whilst managing the workload of other team members.
• You will be expected to work in line with the business Quality Management System with a focus on continuous improvement of the company and products.
• Develop, implement, and continually improve purchasing strategies
• Managing supplier relations and maintain the supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation.
• Manage ERP system purchase requirements for live projects to coordinate inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs.
• Conduct research to source the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality.
• Run tenders, evaluate bids, and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors.
• Negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided.
• Ensure all purchase orders are issued on time.
• Manage and monitor status of all live purchase orders and provide expediting assistance to the team.
• Provide updates to key stakeholders on all procurement activities.
• Training new employees and junior team members in the purchasing process and how to use the purchasing system.
• Develop strategies to ensure that cost savings and supplier performance targets are achieved. Manage supplier communications in relation to non-conforming goods.

• Experience of carrying out all procurement related activities.
• Understanding of ERP/MRP purchasing procedures and system process.
• Understanding of BOMs for project management and costing analysis.
• Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
• Good understanding of engineered products, components, technical specifications, sub-contract machining, painting, plating processes etc
• Experience of working as a purchasing/procurement supervisor/manager, ideally within a facilities and construction environment.
• Deep knowledge of inventory and supplier chain management.
• Hold an industry recognised purchasing qualification i.e. CIPS qualified level 4/5 or similar qualification – significant hands-on experience will be considered as equivalent.

Between £45,000 to £50,000
Car allowance

How to apply for this role:
If you are interested in this position then please apply via email or call me on 07980 006 436 if you have any questions regarding this role or any of my other roles