Procurement Manager


Plymouth, United Kingdom
Job Type
£28,000 to £33,000 per annum

A pro-active Procurement Manager is required for our manufacturing client based in Plymouth.

Key responsibilities / duties:

  • Purchase effective products or services to maintain our client’s reputation.
  • To negotiate the best prices and to monitor costs in relation to budgetary constraints.
  • Effectively communicate with existing employees in different departments to identify business needs.
  • Liaise with managers and observe the market in order to recognise any new procurement opportunities, suppliers and products/services.
  • Consider prices of new products and services in relation to quality, effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Manage new and existing supplier relationships.
  • To implement new changes / strategies across different departments and lead negotiations to enhance growth.
  • Analyse total costs with the aim to reduce and improve.
  • Assess current procurement policies and procedures in order to implement continuous improvements.

Person needed:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly effective negotiator.
  • Organised, with excellent mathematical, logistical and financial analysis skills.
  • Experience with Supply Chain Management procedures.
  • Ability to analyse data/markets, plan strategically and network effectively.
  • Must be able to think on their feet and have good business knowledge.

If you are an experienced Procurement Manager and are looking for a new opportunity, please click the “apply” button or call Samantha Edwards for an informal chat on 01752 252533.

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