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Procurement Manager

Location: Blyth

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167480

Our international manufacturing client is looking for a Strategic Procurement Manager to join them on a permanent basis.

Job Role

  • Working with external suppliers, customers and internal stakeholders to ensure that the needs of the customer are continually met and exceeded

  • Responsibility for developing the global procurement strategy of the business

  • Developing strong relationships with a range of global suppliers over the full product life-cycle

  • Improve and deploy strategic procurement processes and systems

  • Carry out commercial and contract management negotiations with suppliers

  • Proactive supplier risk management with development and deployment of mitigation plans


  • Experience of management experience within a strategic procurement function

  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills

  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills

  • Values driven leader who can build high performing teams

  • Proven track record of supplier performance management across all aspects

This a full time role and occasional travel will be required in order to build and monitor the supplier base.