Senior Buyer/Procurement Manager

Job Title: Senior Buyer/Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire, England
Salary: £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-08-08
Reference: BH-87672
Contact Name: Kelly Nolan
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2018 07:50

Job Description

Senior Buyer/Procurement Manager – Leicestershire – 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 a Senior Buyer/Procurement Manager to be based at one of their sites located in Leicestershire. 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. This role will involve travel to other sites and offices across the Midlands and south of the UK.


  • 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
  • Buying of components and maintenance systems


  • 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