Strategic Procurement Manager - Sensors

GBP55000.00 - GBP60000.00 per annum + Bonus, Rapid Progression
10 May 2022
09 Jun 2022
Devan Amin
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Strategic Procurement Manager - Sensors

Global Blue-Chip FMCG

Bristol Area

£55,000 - £60,000 + Excellent Package

Contact: Devan at

This Global FMCG, famed for their product innovation and market dominance, are looking for an up-and-coming direct procurement manager to join their rapidly expanding team.

With a number of new and exciting business-critical products in the pipeline, there hasn't been a better time to join this market-leading organization! The successful applicant can expect excellent buy in from the wider business and full control over the Sensors commodities from day one.

If you are an ambitious procurement professional who is looking for an opportunity to progress quickly within a household named brand, then this is the opportunity for you!

Strategic Procurement Manager - Sensors, role responsibilities: -

  • Managing the full end to end strategic procurement for a variety of key electronic commodities including but not limited to Sensors, LEDs and Circuit Boards
  • Acting as the procurement business partner for numerous other business functions (R&D, NPD, Engineering) whilst working on exciting new product development pieces
  • Building and maintaining long-term relationships with C-Suite stakeholders, operating as an SME within the Electronic Components Procurement space
  • Adhering to the wider values of the firm where procurement is not solely concerned with cost reduction, but more around adding value and finding the most efficient, sustainable and ethical solutions

Strategic Procurement Manager - Sensors, required background: -

  • Experience as a Senior Buyer or Procurement Manager, specializing in Electronic Components, ideally having looked after one or more of the following: Sensors, LEDs and Circuit Boards
  • A background in Engineering or Heavy Industry (Automotive, Defence or Manufacturing) is beneficial but not essential. This could either be through your work experience or within your degree
  • Exposure to NPD or NPI procurement, having worked cross functionally with teams for the design and release of new products
  • Strong Academic Record is beneficial but not essential (Ideally with a degree in Physics or Electronic Engineering or equivalent)

With plenty of opportunities to progress and operate across various commodities, this is the perfect next step for an ambitious procurement professional looking to move to a Category Lead or Head of Procurement role within the next 3-5 years!

To find out more and apply please send your CV to Devan at or directly through this page.

Key Skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, direct procurement, electronic components, sensors, light sensors, gas sensors, pressure sensors, LEDs, Circuit Boards, commodities procurement, stakeholder management, negotiation, SRM, contract management, raw materials procurement, automotive procurement, procurement consultancy, FMCG, Automotive, Defence, Manufacturing, Bristol, Wiltshire, Reading, Oxfordshire, Midlands

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