Procurement Manager

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00052596
  • Consultant: Phoebe Walker
  • Contact: 01246 457737
  • Date Published: 21.01.2022
  • Closed Date: 10.02.2022
  • Sector: Chemicals
  • Location: Wickford, South East
  • Discipline: Other

CK Group are currently recruiting for an Procurement Manager to join a chemical manufacturing company in the oil and additives industry at their site based in Wickford Essex, on a full time, permanent basis.

Our client is a privately owned organisation who specialise in formulating, manufacturing and supplying chemicals used in the oil and gas industry.

Location:

This is an onsite position based in Wickford, Essex

The Role:

Your main duties will be:

  • Developing and implementing purchasing strategies
  • Managing daily purchasing activities
  • Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, prices, timelines etc
  • Maintaining the supplier database, purchase records and related documentation
  • Coordinating with inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs
  • Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications
  • Preparing cost estimates and managing budgets
  • Working to improve purchasing system and processes

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Degree in business administration or a related field
  • Experience as a purchasing manager or in a similar position with a manufacturing setting
  • Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management
  • Be a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong critical thinking andnegotiating skills
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently

Apply:

For more information or to apply for this Procurement Manager position, please contact Phoebe Walker on 01246 45737 or email cktech@ckgroup.co.uk, quoting job ref 52596.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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