Purchasing Manager

Rocester, Uttoxeter
Competitive Plus Benefits
20 Sep 2022
20 Oct 2022
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
Non CIPS member

JCB Group Purchasing are looking for a 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.