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Purchasing Team Leader

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa, Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 31/08/2022

Job Description

The new role of Purchasing Team Leader will manage and drive the UK Procurement team.

Procurement of Direct and Indirect spend in UK, with an annual spend in excess of £30M


Key responsibilities:

Management and ongoing development of the UK Procurement personnel, systems, tools and techniques.

Responsibility for the company purchasing procedures.

Identification and development of new supply sources.

Drive and monitor supplier performance.

Drive key initiatives such as Cost reductions programmes.

Implement Global Procurement strategy

Set up and maintain strategic agreements with critical suppliers.

Drive ESG agenda with suppliers to support NetZero and SBTi targets

Experienced in creating and managing supplier Agreements


Candidates wishing to be considered for this position should have the following qualifications/experience:


Experience in management of Procurement or Supply Chain organization.

Educated to degree level or equivalent

Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).

Experience with a wide range of purchased / manufactured products and special processes.

Knowledge of SAP an advantage

The ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

The ability to work to tight deadlines.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programmes.

Strong ability to drive changes.

Requires consistent levels of hunger, drive and ability