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Procurement Manager

Salary: Dependant on experience

Job Type: Full-time Day Shift, Permanent

Location: Doncaster (DN9), South Yorkshire

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Role Overview

This role will be responsible for Purchasing of everything from production stock to capex projects.

The successful candidate will take ownership of all production orders offering the opportunity to work with a broad range of suppliers as we launch a new green field site in the South Yorkshire region and grow from clean slate to serial production as we establish capacity and increase capacity.

Alongside this, experience with MRP systems will be needed as the candidate will work with the rest of our team as we launch a new MRP system giving the candidate the opportunity to specify the tools they need to successfully undertake their duties.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for the company Supplier Approval process: – issuing/receiving documentation, maintaining the Approved Supplier Log 
  • Sourcing everything from traceable raw materials through complex fabrications down to electronic components
  • Managing multiple suppliers and setting up dual routing of critical components
  • Implementation of ISO9001 to purchasing process
  • Liaise with quality management personnel to set up new suppliers and manage existing suppliers
  • Actively participate in specification and setup of MRP system
  • Prioritise supply chain and expedite critical components
  • Negotiate cost reductions with new and existing suppliers

In a NUtshell

The successful applicant will be a fundamental part of our team supporting all aspects of the business in purchasing activities whilst also setting up and developing a supplier network.

The successful candidate will be supported by the manufacturing, development and design teams where needed but will be expected to be largely self-managing.


  • Proven experience of supplier management
  • Ideally engineering or manufacturing background
  • Experience of negotiation, expediting and cost reduction
  • Working knowledge of MRP systems and willingness to set up system from a standing start
  • Background in sourcing and familiarity with mixed electrical and mechanical components
  • Knowledge and experience of ISO9001 in a purchasing environment
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Strong communicator, able to build relationships at all levels

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