Strategic Direct Procurement Manager

GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + + excellent Package
27 May 2022
26 Jun 2022
Isabelle Willcocks
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Strategic Procurement Manager - Household Name FMCG Company

Location: South West

Salary: £50-60k + Package

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This blue chip, household name FMCG are seeking a passionate strategic procurement manager to work within their direct procurement function. This role would involve working across business-critical innovative projects, within a company that are currently dominating their market space.

The role entails working across direct procurement, more specifically within electronics, so experience in this area is paramount.

This company boast a high staff retention and excellent internal progression plans, making this opportunity highly conducive to professional development for the successful candidate.

Strategic Procurement Manager role includes:

  • Working with cross-functional stakeholders both internally and externally, maintaining lasting and effective relationships to ensure the integrity of the procurement function and wider company is upheld.
  • Managing the end to end strategic sourcing process for an array of electronic commodities, including but not limited to, LED's, Sensors, Circuit Boards.
  • Provide value adding and cost reducing procurement methodologies, across the relevant categories.

Strategic Procurement Manager role requirements:

  • Proven experience working within direct procurement, within new technologies, in a fast paced environment.
  • A background in industries such as: Automotive, Engineering, Manufacturing, Defence.
  • Strong degree in a related field (i.e. Electronics Engineering, Physics, or related) is desired.
  • Experience in, or exposure to NPI or NPD procurement, working closely within teams responsible for the design and release of new products.

Key Skills/Key words:

Direct Procurement, Direct Procurement Manager, Electronics Sourcing, Automotive Procurement, Engineering Procurement, Manufacturing Procurement, Defence Procurement, Degree, South West, Bristol Area.