Operations Procurement Manager

Job Title: Operations Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire, England
Salary: £45000 per annum, Benefits: Car + Bonus
Start Date: 2018-07-31
Reference: BH-87274
Contact Name: Kelly Nolan
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 01, 2018 16:47

Job Description

Operations Procurement Manager – Stoke on Trent – Permanent - £45,000 + Car + Bonus

Are you experienced in the field of Procurement and possess strong management and leadership skills? Are you self-motivated and have the ability to liaise with multiple sites, senior people and stakeholders? Do you understand manufacturing, production and maintenance procedures and processes?

A leading Construction, Manufacturing and Infrastructure business is seeking an Operations Procurement Manager to be based at one of their plants located in Stoke on Trent. You will work with key stakeholders to ensure the proactive and efficient end to end management of all procurement activity, delivering excellent value for money supply solutions.


  • Tendering activity and supplier negotiation
  • Optimisation of supply base
  • Train and support operations in effective procurement compliance
  • Ensuring compliance with agreed processes and procedures for purchasing of goods and services
  • Identify all opportunities to rationalise and reduce total number of suppliers
  • Financial contribution to achieve targets
  • Negotiation of contracts
  • Manage supplier relationships


  • MCIPS qualified or working towards
  • Degree/HNC/HND in Engineering, Procurement or Management
  • Strong experience in procurement and supply chain
  • Knowledge of purchasing systems
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Management of tender process
  • Experience of drafting and developing performance matrix
  • Experience of working within Engineering/Manufacturing
  • Currently working in or previously worked in heavy manufacturing and/or automotive industries
  • Ability and willingness to travel to other sites


  • £45,000
  • Car
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Holidays
  • Extra benefits
Key skills

Procurement, buying, category tender, manage, stakeholder, optimisation, heavy, engineering, manufacturing, automotive