Procurement Manager, Jobs, 7660

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Procurement Manager - Livingston/ West Lothian

Engineering & Manufacturing - Purchasing/Procurement
Ref: 7660 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 May 2021
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Do you have experienced working as a Procurement Manager in an electronics manufacturing environment?  Do you want to be part of a Dynamic & Innovative company who are going through a significant period of growth?


As Procurement Manager you will be responsible for the management of all aspects of materials flow into the business, from procuring material at cost effective prices, ensuring that stock levels are present to meet production demand and customer orders are fulfilled on time.  The Purchasing Manager shall manage and be supported by a small team, be a good mentor, have strong analytical and reporting capabilities, work closely with other stakeholders in the business (Sales, Production, Operations and Finance) and be a key member of the Operational team.



We are looking for someone has the following experience/skills:



  • Strong procurement knowledge of electronics market, with good relationships being built with key suppliers, demonstrating established and strong links with Supply Chain Franchised Distributors / Account Managers
  • Strong mentor, trainer and manager with an approachable and personable disposition and can do, hands on attitude.
  • Team player with ability to work cross functionally, for benefit of whole business.
  • Good listener and communicator
  • Experience in managing & monitoring KPI’s including:
    • Forecasting of raw material through open order reporting
    • Excess & obsolescence
    • Purchase Price Variance (“PPV”) reporting
  • Ensuring regular management of suppliers through scorecards
  • Commercially aware with good negotiation skills
  • Able to identify problems and propose and own (if appropriate) solutions
  • Keen interest in continual improvements & processes across entire business in which procurement involved in



If you feel you have the necessary experience for this role, please apply or email