Procurement Manager / Commodity & Purchasing Manager

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7539
  • Date Posted: 19 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Leyland Trucks / DAF a PACCAR Company
  • Location: Leyland, Lancashire, North West England
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Corporate Benefits Package (see below)
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Purchasing & Procurement
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Procurement Manager / Commodity & Purchasing Manager Manufacturing Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Leyland, Lancashire, North West England. Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Procurement Manager / Commodity & Purchasing Manager with strong interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills and Good Quality, Engineering, Process and Materials knowledge, is required to join our team at DAF / Leyland Trucks based in Leyland, Lancashire, North West England.

 

SALARY: circa. £45,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits Package (see below)        

LOCATION: Leyland, Lancashire, North West England             

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job vacancy available for an experienced Procurement Manager / Commodity & Purchasing Manager with strong interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills and Good Quality, Engineering, Process and Materials knowledge.

As part of the PACCAR Purchasing Europe Department, as the Procurement Manager / Commodity & Purchasing Manager you will join the Purchasing Team based in Leyland that have the responsibility for Purchasing activities relating to the DAF LF, CF, XF and XG models. This responsibility requires the management of the Supply Base and sourcing activities to support projects within our UK, European and South American facilities, in order to improve the Quality and Cost competitiveness of the DAF product.

As the Procurement Manager / Commodity & Purchasing Manager you will develop commodity strategies, work with suppliers to implement cost management programmes and manage a complex and varied workload.

 

APPLY TODAY

If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.

 

DUTIES

Your duties as the Procurement Manager / Commodity & Purchasing Manager will include:

  • Management of a complex supplier package with an annual spend in excess of £50M
  • Develop commodity strategies working closely with global purchasing colleagues
  • Achievement and reporting of Company targets on cost control, quality improvement and lead time improvement
  • Development of partnership relationships with vendors within the package
  • Work with suppliers to implement PACCARs Cost Management Programme and ensure Six Sigma projects are defined and implemented
  • Manage a complex and varied workload, ensuring attention is maintained on key actions

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Very strong interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Must be a good communicator with a flexible, self - managing approach to workload and the ability to adhere to strict deadlines
  • Confident presenter at senior management level both internally and externally
  • Good Quality, Engineering, Process and Materials background
  • CIPS Membership (Desirable)
  • Self-motivated, flexible and team player with ability to meet deadlines
  • Degree level required
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt (Desirable)
  • Driving License
  • Passport - Willing to travel on a regular basis and prepared to spend time away from home & abroad

 

WE OFFER

At Leyland Trucks you will work in a professional, innovative and safe environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibility.  We offer you a career with growth potential.

In addition to a good salary Leyland Trucks offers you the following working conditions:

  • 37 hour working week
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Defined contribution Master Trust pension arrangement, provided by Aviva
  • Medical Scheme, including dental, optical and outpatient provision
  • Extensive opportunities for personal growth, such as education programs and (online) training courses.
  • Professional development is encouraged and supported

Drive your career, join Leyland Trucks

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details.

JOB REF: AWDO-P7539

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Leyland Trucks / DAF a PACCAR Company