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Purchasing Programme Manager

Purchasing Programme Manager

Checked Recruitment

Flexible Role: Birmingham site (3 or 4 days per week) WFH (1 or 2 days per week)

Salary: c.£60,000 + Car + Benefits

Are you a talented Programmes Purchasing Manager, or are you aiming to be one?

Can you demonstrate that you have the experience of managing multiple programmes in regard to budget, planning, scheduling, customer satisfaction, and direction of assigned resources from program kick-off through to a successful production launch?

If so then you could be perfect for my client.


The Role:

In this Programmes/Project Purchasing Manager role you’ll report to the European Procurement Director and will be primarily responsible for project and programmes and the coordination of multi-functional teams to ensure success of ongoing programmes across a number of European manufacturing plants.

Specific tasks include:

  • Driving programme performance with a strong customer focus through your planning and actions
  • Leveraging all available resources to achieve results and the highest levels of customer satisfaction possible
  • Preparing and presenting the programme’s top-level sourcing plan to senior management as required

You’ll spend part of the working week based in the company’s Birmingham site, and the rest of it working from home. Details around how this will work will be revealed on application.


The Candidate:

To be the right person for the Programmes Purchasing Manager role you will need direct experience of managing multiple programmes / projects in regard to budget, planning, scheduling, customer satisfaction, and direction of assigned resources from program kick-off through to a successful production launch. Your experience is likely to have been gained in the Automotive or Aerospace sectors.

We also need you to have prior experience of:

  • Producing supplier risk assessments, program risk management, capacity studies, APQP status reports
  • Managing and motivating a high performing buying team
  • Leading and ensuring all Team Members follow the purchasing department (SCMG), APQP, and process series review (PSR) policies

It’s important that you also have the following:

  • Strong leadership and negotiations sills
  • A strong understanding of international supplier chains and change management
  • A ‘can do’ and results focussed attitude and be able to demonstrate strong problem solving skills

You’ll also need to be the following:

  • Able to travel to customers as required to aid successful collaboration
  • Someone who can build or contribute to an inclusive team environment
  • An individual who has the ability and self confidence to be a change leader with adaptability and continuous improvement always in mind

Is that you? If so, send us your CV.

Finally, you’ll need a full driving licence for this position, so please do not apply if you do not have one.


The Package:

The basic salary for this Programmes Purchasing Manager role is up to £60,000 per annum plus a company car allowance and benefits.

In addition you can earn a personal performance bonus in the role if you hit your targets. Full details about the scheme will be revealed on application.


The Company:

The business you’ll be working for is are an advanced engineering / manufacturing group who operate on the cutting edge of product development operating sizable facilities across Europe, the us and Asia.

They’re a company that people really enjoy working for. People join them for many reasons, such as they:

  • Have a clearly supportive and high performance culture
  • Are know from developing future leaders from within the business and offer unrivalled professional development opportunities
  • Appreciate their people, have a low staff turnover are constantly looking to improve/develop their employee offering


Think that this Purchasing Manager role is right for you? Then we’d love to hear from you.

Click the ‘Apply Now’ button, send us your CV and we’ll consider you for the first round of interviews.


You could be right for this Programmes Purchasing Manager position if you’ve previously worked as any of the following: Senior Buyer, Programme Buyer, Purchasing Manager, Commodity Buyer or as a Programme Lead or a similar purchasing/project related role.

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