Senior Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
JCB
Location
JCB WORLD HEADQUARTERS
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2022
Closes
17 Oct 2022
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

JCB Group Purchasing are looking for Senior Purchasing Manager to join the team

JCB is growing. With our Hydrogen and E-Tech electric machines, we are meeting the need for greater sustainability and energy efficiency in a changing market—and our order books are at record levels.

Right now, we are looking for new Purchasing Managers to help us meet increased demand.

Rewards and benefits

Working with a global leader means your hard work is rewarded in more than just a great salary. Join us and you’ll get:

  •  33 days’ holidays
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Private Health and Dental Care Scheme
  • Access to our Healthy Living Centre

Role overview

You will be responsible for a team who will manage a global supplier base and negotiate the purchase of components at the lowest possible cost so that we can meet budgeting targets for new JCB machines.

  • Lead effective supplier engagement
  • Asses risk and shield us from Supply Chain disruption
  • Collaborate with engineers to resolve supplier issues
  • Manage teams and resources.

About you

Ideally, you’ll come from a Business or Engineering background and have significant experience of global sourcing within Purchasing in a Manufacturing context. We’re looking for:

  • Problem-solving skills
  • People management skills
  • Ability to influence
  • Negotiating skills.

We’re committed to developing talent internally at JCB. So—even if you don’t have the exact experience we’re after—if you exhibit the right behaviours, we’ll give you the training you need to excel in your career with us.

JCB is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.