Procurement Manager - Supply Chain Management

Kidderminster, Worcestershire
£35,000 - £40,000
05 Nov 2019
03 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Excellent opportunity for a Supply Chain Procurement specialist to join one of the UK's leading Solar PV companies.

Procurement Manager - Supply Chain Management
Kidderminster DY11 | £35,000 - £40,000

Based in the Midlands, we are one of the UK's leading Solar PV installation companies within the new build housing sector and have grown by an average of 25% per year. We are dedicated to providing and excellent service and conduct every aspect of our business in a fair and honest manner. We are committed to making solar standard on all buildings. Our culture is extremely important to us and so we live and breathe our values:

+ Excellence- we always give our best
+ Innovation- we always look for a better way
+ Fairness- we always treat people fairly
+ Trust - we will always be a trustworthy partner

We provide a workplace where respect for the individual is paramount. We are looking for key people who share these values to join the team.

The Procurement Manager Key Tasks:

+ Build and nurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best price for company goods and services
+ Monitoring supplier performance, preparing an action plan for improvement and organising business reviews with all major suppliers.
+ Monitor business trends and product availability
+ Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
+ Identify cost reduction/rationalisation opportunities to achieve financial goals
+ Conduct business review meetings with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities
+ Train, coach and support managers about the procurement process controls
+ Identify and research potential new suppliers
+ Assess current and future resource requirements, ensuring plans are devised and implemented to overcome gaps, and capacity issues.
+ Manage the overall procurement function.
+ Manage and deliver the three-month forecast, based on budget, schedules and trends.
+ Oversee the Logistics Teams
+ Stock management for England and Scotland – including van stock.
+ Stock level management and reporting
+ Management of tool and plant hire, including raising of orders, off hiring and returning equipment
+ Tender management
+ Development and management of supplier risk assessments and appraisals

About You:

+ 5 years’ experience in a full end to end purchasing/procurement role
+ Strong influencing and analytical skills
+ Experience of successfully developing or implementing new procedures, controls and policies
+ Must have experience of managing, motivating and leading a small team,
+ Experience of managing logistics functions
+ Negotiation of contracts
+ Ability to gather and analyse data to work with figures
+ Computer literate
+ ERP experience (Oracle is desirable)
+ Project Management experience (Desirable)
+ Be adaptable to continuous change and be able to meet strict deadlines

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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