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Purchasing Manager, Automotive, Engines / Systems

Location: WOKING, SURREY Salary: 60000 - 75000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 16 days ago Reference: 3086939

Your new company

Your new company are a leading British Automotive manufacturer with state of the art production facilities located in the heart of Surrey.  The business are globally recognised and are significantly increasing their production which offers you a challenging and rewarding environment to work in.



Your new role

Your new role as Purchasing Manager will work in the Powertrain team and will take full ownership of either the 'Engines' or 'Systems' Commodity Groups. 

You will report directly into the Head of Procurement  and will be responsible for all procurement for both Pre-Series and Series expenditure.  The programme value is £100M+.

You will benefit from managing a team of purchasing professionals to deliver aggressive targets for the purchasing function to support organisational growth.

The organisation are a commercially driven environment, with particular emphasis on supplier development and effective negotiation and you will take primary accountability for the implementation and management of supplier contracts.

You will lead complex negotiations and support the teams in the development of long term strategies for multi-million pound projects.

To be successful in this role
To be successful in this role you will be a highly motivated individual who wishes to achieve big things in an environment offering you the room to progress your career.

You will be able to demonstrate 'world class' purchasing techniques and methodology and will be results driven to deliver a superior supply chain and savings to the business.

You will have previous manufacturing procurement experience and will be a leader of a high performing and commercially focused team.

Ideally you will have experience working in an engineering and technically complex manufacturing environment.

What you can expect in return

The business provide a generous and flexible benefits scheme to all their employee's, free onsite parking, subsidised onsite cafeterias as well as the room to excel in your role and progress up the ladder.

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